MONTREAL — A Montreal bus driver is in critical condition after the bus he was driving slammed into a tractor-trailer in the city's north end.
Montreal police say the incident occurred near the corner of Pelletier Avenue and Henri-Bourassa Boulevard in the Montreal-North borough this morning.
Const. Benoit Boisselle says the bus slammed into the back of a 16-metre truck that was stopped at a red light.
Firefighters had to pull the driver from the crushed front of the bus.
The driver, a man in his 40s, was transported to hospital with serious lower body injuries, and authorities fear for his life.
Of the five people aboard the bus at the time, a man in his 30s suffered minor head injuries, while the driver of the truck was not injured.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 29, 2020.
The Canadian Press