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The bus crash in Canada leaves 3 dead, 23 injured, officials say



Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus crashed into a bus platform in Canada, the authorities said Friday.

A collision with an OC transpo bus "arrived at 1

5:50 local time, said a press release from Ottawa police.

The authorities responded to the scene, noting that the vehicle had "fallen into the bus platform at Westboro Station," causing numerous bus and platform injuries, according to police

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"The upper deck of the bus was compromised and several people were trapped in the upper floor for some time." Press release said. "Most of the most serious injuries occurred on the upper right side of the bus."

An investigation has been initiated to determine the cause of the crash, police said, adding that the bus driver had been arrested "and is being interviewed."

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson on Twitter who have lost their lives as well as their families.

OC Transpo also tweeted about the crash, saying that "all those affected today by the tragedy at Westboro Station are holding in our thoughts and prayers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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