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Canada: Multiple injuries reported after bus accident in Ottawa Jan. 11

Bus collision in Ottawa (Ontario province) results in several injuries January 11; disruptions to public transportation expected

11 Jan 09:47 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 1/11/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/11/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Toronto). COUNTRY/REGION Ottawa
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Event

Emergency services are responding to a "serious bus collision" at Westboro station in Ottawa (Ontario province) as of 15:50 (local time) on Friday, January 11. Local sources indicate an OC Transpo double-decker bus crashed into a bus shelter on the Transitway, resulting in several "critical" injuries. OC Transpo has halted all bus traffic on the Transitway and public transportation disruptions are expected until the investigation is complete. 

Advice

Individuals in Ottawa are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for lingering traffic disruptions, plan to take alternative routes, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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