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Students injured in bus collision

By Staff

Legal – Two École Citadelle students were injured Monday afternoon when the bus they were travelling home from school in was struck by a pick up truck.

Morinville RCMP report the collision took place at approximately 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at the intersection of Township Road 582 and Range Road 252, just east of Highway 2.

RCMP investigations Monday evening revealed the school bus proceeded through a yield sign westbound on Township road 582 when it was hit broad side by a south bound pick up truck traveling on Range Road 252.

A 12 year old male was transported to Hospital by STARS Air Ambulance and a 12 year old female was transported to hospital by ground ambulance. Both children are reported to be in stable condition with non life-threatening injuries.

The 23-year-old driver of the pick up and the 70-year-old bus driver were not injured in the collision. Six students were passengers on the bus at the time of the collision.

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RCMP report the collission is still under investigation at this time.

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