Ottawa bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured

Ottawa bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured

The driver of the OC Transpo bus was released unconditionally pending further investigation she was arrested her and brought in for questioning after the crash Friday, Ottawa police said Saturday. Photos posted on Twitter shows extensive damage to the front of the bus, with the roof of a shelter pushed well into the bus's second deck.

Bordeleau also backed away from previous reports that two of the those killed were passengers on the bus, while the third was killed on the platform of Westboro station.

"Outstanding investigators are doing that work, but it takes time", Bordeleau said.

The driver of the bus was "detained on the scene and will be questioned at our police station", Bordeleau said.

Police say they were taken to local hospitals.

The Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation Unit arrived to investigate the incident.

One woman who could walk was helped off a bus by two first responders, one supporting each of her arms.

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He said police were still investigating the cause of the crash. Despite mid-afternoon temperatures of about minus-15, it hadn't snowed in Ottawa Friday and the busway is the top priority for the city's snowplows, salters and sanders.

Along with the three killed, 23 others were injured in the crash, with the Ottawa Hospital tweeting Saturday one patient remains in critical condition, six in serious condition and four remain in stable condition.

Authorities responded to the scene and discovered the vehicle "had run into the bus platform at Westboro station", which resulted in numerous injuries on the bus and platform, according to police. He was in his apartment across the street from the station when he started hearing sirens just after 4 p.m. "And there was a bit of blood on the floor", Bilal Gill said.

He said he could tell there would be deaths given the devastation at the scene. I know that the people of Ontario have them in their hearts tonight. "I think everyone on my bus felt the same, and then the whole way home no one was speaking".

Politicians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford, issued public messages of condolence and support.

"Please keep victims, witnesses, families and our fantastic first responders in your thoughts". In that case, an investigation found that the cause was a combination of excessive speed, a hard curve before the tracks and driver distraction.

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