In the case of a serious bus accident in the canadian capital of Ottawa, three people have been killed and 23 more injured. 14 injured were brought in a life-threatening condition to the hospital, said a spokesman for the rescue workers.
Ottawa's mayor Jim Watson spoke at a press conference of a "grey misfortune". According to police, a double-Decker bus in a bus stop dangers was in the middle of the evening rush hour. Pictures of canadian TV stations, it was evident that by the force of the impact, a large part of the upper Busetage was demolished. The rescue workers had to use ladders to mountains in the freezing cold to the injured.
The cause of the disaster arrested the police initially made no concrete information. The newspaper "Ottawa Citizen" quoted an eyewitness, according to which the Bus on a patch of ice appears to Slip and, in consequence, against the bus stop was hit.
3 dead, 23 injured in bus crash at #Ottawa transit station: https://t.co/LOfnhSGNF0 #ottnews pic.twitter.com/AqMJ4jFj6Z— CBC Ottawa (@CBCOttawa) 12. January 2019
The bus driver was taken to the accident scene is fixed and should be questioned, said Ottawa police chief Charels Bordeleau. In the case of the death victims were according to his information, two passengers and a man who had been standing at the bus stop Westboro to the West of the city centre.
in 2013, had collided in Ottawa, a double-Decker bus with a train. Six people were killed and 34 more were injured. (sda)
Created: 12.01.2019, 06:19 PM