Three people dead and more than twenty injured by a bus accident in Canada

By a serious bus in the Canadian capital Ottawa Friday, three people to the life to come. Also got sure 23 people injured when a double-decker bus for a canopy for a bus station reed.

Two occupants of the bus came to life. The third victim was waiting at the bus station. Rather let the police know that certainly seventeen people were injured, of whom nine seriously.

According to mayor Jim Watson, many of the victims seriously wounded. CTVNews writes that there are many passengers in the bus were.

A hospital in the capital, reports on Twitter that there are nine people in critical condition to be treated. The mayor writes to be shocked. He calls people not to the place of the accident, so that emergency responders have the room.

I want to send my deepest condolences to the families and victims and everyone affected by today’s tragic bus crash in Ottawa. Thank you to the first responders who rushed to help – we’re monitoring the situation closely.

AvatarAuteurJustinTrudeauMoment of plaatsen00:05 – 12 January 2019

Driver arrested and interrogated by police

The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has on Twitter to the families of the victims her amazing strong. Also he thanked the people who first aided.

Photos of the accident show how big the damage is. The bus drove around 16.00 hours local against the canopy. A large part of the upper floor and the front of the bus were damaged. According to one of the occupants started the bus just before the accident to movement.

The driver has been arrested and is being interrogated by the police.

Rescuers work at the site of the accident. (Photo: Hollandse Hoogte)

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