Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Greyhound Bus Crash in Central B.C. Sends 9 to Hospital, Three Seriously Hurt

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Greyhound Bus Crash in Central B.C. Sends 9 to Hospital, Three Seriously Hurt

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Bus crash in central B.C. sends 9 to hospital

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PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Nine people aboard a Greyhound bus were transported to hospital Thursday after the vehicle flipped on its side beside an icy highway south of Prince George, B.C.

RCMP Cpl. Dave Tyreman said the bus lost control on Highway 97 just before 8 a.m., crossed the centre line and ended up in a ditch.

The bus, which was towing a trailer, was northbound on its way to the central B.C. city of Prince George from Kamloops in the Interior.

"There were nine people onboard," said Tyreman. "That was the driver of the bus and eight passengers. All of them were taken to the hospital."

He said three had serious but non-life-threatening injuries and the other six had minor injuries.

B.C. Emergency Health Services spokeswoman Preet Grewal said five ambulances rushed to the scene. …

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