Security and Safety

5 injured when Toronto bus, streetcar crash head-on

Posted on December 29, 2014

Jelo Gutiuerrez Cantos
Jelo Gutiuerrez Cantos

TORONTO — Five people were injured following a head-on crash between a Toronto transit bus and streetcar, reported The Canadian Press.

Police say the two vehicles collided around 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the city’s east end. They say the streetcar has been derailed and the area immediately closed to traffic. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) says three people, including the bus driver, suffered moderate injuries while two others sustained minor injuries. For the full story, click here.

In an update to the story, the Toronto Star is reporting that the driver of the TTC bus is being charged with "careless driving." For the full story, click here.

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