NO failings have been found in relation to a bus company whose coach ploughed into a river in 2010, while it was taking school pupils on a trip to Alton Towers, killing a teenage girl.

Traffic Commissioner for Scotland, Joan Aitken, concluded that there was no evidence Carluke-based Photoflash Services was at fault in the lead up to the crash.

The tribunal in Edinburgh heard that the company's maintenance standards and records of driver duties were satisfactory.

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Natasha Paton, 17, from Lanark Grammar School, died when the bus crashed into a bridge on the A73 near Biggar and rolled down an embankment into a river.

A fatal accident inquiry blamed driver Raymond Munro, ruling that he drove at an excessive speed for the poor weather conditions.