Six children in critical condition after a collision with a bus

News 3 February, 2018
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    Saturday, February 3, 2018 03:33

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    CLEARVIEW, Ontario | Six children and two adults are in a serious condition or critical after a collision with a bus occurred on Friday afternoon, to Clearview, to the north-west of Toronto.

    The wounded were on board of a minivan when it collided with a bus passenger, to 14 h. They had to be transported by helicopter to hospitals in the Toronto area, according to a press release issued by the Ontario provincial Police (OPP). Five of the passengers had to be plucked from the vehicle by firefighters in Clearview.

    The children are aged 4 to 15 years. According to the OPP, a ten year old child was still in critical condition Friday night, while the other passengers were in serious condition.

    The vehicle was registered in Texas (United States), according to the CTV, but the police has not been able to confirm the provenance of the passengers.

    The 45 passengers of the bus, 41 of them teenagers, were returning from a ski trip in the Hamilton area. None of them were seriously injured.

    The OPP requested the assistance of Transport Canada to determine the cause of the accident. Highway 26, on which the accident occurred, had to be closed for several hours.