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Hundreds attend funeral of school teacher killed in bin lorry tragedy

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a Glasgow church today for the funeral of a primary school teacher killed in the bin lorry crash tragedy.

Stephenie Tait, aged 29, is the last of the six victims to be laid to rest.

She died just days before Christmas alongside Jack and Lorraine Sweeney and their granddaughter Erin McQuade, Gillian Ewing, and Jacqueline Morton, 51.

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  1. Ben Chapman, ITV News Reporter

Some injuries 'likely to be extremely serious'

The scene in Glasgow's George Square after it is understood a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians which has left six people dead Credit: PA

Among those being treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary tonight is the driver of the bin lorry, ITV News understands.

An eyewitness told ITV News that he was pulled conscious from his cab following the crash.

The precise details of his condition and what happened to him behind the wheel remain unclear.

Police and the health board won't be drawn on the ages of those who are hurt, whether any of them are children or on the nature of their injuries.

Eyewitness accounts from the scene suggest that some of those injuries are likely to be extremely serious, are likely to require prolonged treatment in hospital and are likely to leave scars from today that last an awfully long time.

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