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The accident occurred due to the collapse of the Bulls Bridge 15 June 1973, caused by scouring of the foundations in a heavy flood. The bus was recovered on 17th June 1973. Mr M J Farrington, driver, was the sole occupant of the bus and was admitted to hospital.

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2009P_Bul5_BRW_2736
Title
Weld Motors' bus being hauled from Rangitikei River
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bul 5
Held In
Coolstore

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Bulls
Date
June 17, 1973

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Manawatu Evening Standard

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