A double-Decker bus has in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, is a stop-bus shelter rammed, leaving at least three people have died.
a Further 23 people were injured, several seriously, as the police and Ottawa’s mayor Jim Watson on Friday night (local time) reported. One of the victims had been standing at the bus stop, the other two sat in the Bus. The reasons for the incident are still unclear. The bus driver was arrested.
On the images was the hard wrecked the Front of the bus. The roof of the Waiting-hut had drilled into the floor of the vehicle and parts of the roof, as well as the right of the bus-side literally shaved off. The most seriously injured, there was accordingly, in the upper deck, as Ottawa police chief Charles Bordeleau said. There are several passengers with such force were trapped, rescue workers had to free them later. Bordeleau spoke of a “very difficult and chaotic Scenery” for the forces.
An eyewitness told the broadcaster CBC News, the seconds before the impact. Bilal Gill sat in his own words, in the rear part of the upper floor, when the Bus suddenly came to a Lurching and shortly thereafter, the rammed. “A lot of people screamed, the people in the front were trapped under their Seats.” The police was then quick to have smashed Windows to rescue the injured.