Newspaper article The Canadian Press

People Injured in Deadly Ottawa Bus Crash Are Improving, Hospital Says

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

People Injured in Deadly Ottawa Bus Crash Are Improving, Hospital Says

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Injured in Ottawa bus crash improving: hospital

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OTTAWA - Those critically injured when a double-decker city bus crashed into a transit shelter in Ottawa on Friday have started getting better, a local hospital said Sunday.

The patients who had been listed in critical condition are now considered to be in serious condition, the Ottawa Hospital said in a tweet.

Three were killed and 23 hurt when a double-decker city bus hopped a curb and collided with the shelter, taking a chunk out of the vehicle's second level and crushing several seats.

The hospital initially said 14 patients were taken to hospital in critical condition -- two of whom died -- and 11 were in serious condition.

Meanwhile, the city announced that the scene of the crash, the Transitway, would reopen on Sunday evening, more than 48 hours after the collision. …

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