Crash kills teen granddaughters, grandfather; community mourns 'horrific situation'
The community of Triton is grieving after a two-vehicle crash killed two teenage girls, their grandfather and another driver, while the girls' grandmother was taken to hospital in critical condition. RCMP were called to the crash on Route 380, near Robert's Arm, around 3:30 p.m.The driver and two passengers in one vehicle — the grandfather and his granddaughters — and the driver of a second vehicle — a man from Little Bay Islands — were killed.On Monday, Triton Mayor Jason Roberts said the two grandparents were residents of Triton, and were driving their granddaughters back to their home at the time of the crash.
- More than a dozen students were sent to hospital, five in critical condition , after a school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on an The crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. Monday near Smoky Lake, about 115 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, RCMP said. The driver of the crane was taken to
More than a dozen students were sent to hospital, one in critical condition , after a school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on an Alberta highway. Authorities say one student was airlifted from the scene in critical condition and another was transported by ambulance to hospital with non-life
SMOKY LAKE, Alta. — More than a dozen students were sent to hospital, five in critical condition, after a school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on an Alberta highway.
The crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. Monday near Smoky Lake, about 115 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, RCMP said.
The driver of the crane was taken to hospital with minor injuries and a passenger in the vehicle was not injured, police said.
STARS, Alberta's air ambulance, said one student was airlifted from the scene to an Edmonton hospital. Two others in critical condition were later transferred by air to receive treatment in the city.
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A school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on a highway about five kilometres west of Smoky Lake, Alta., early Monday morning. Eight people are in hospital in Edmonton, including five students in critical condition , after a collision Monday between a school bus and truck-mounted crane near
Three children are in critical condition after a collision between a school bus and a one-tonne truck north of Calgary. Six other students are in hospital The female bus driver was also taken to hospital, but there has been no word on her condition . The crash happened just after 8 a.m. MT Friday near
A physician from its Edmonton base was sent to the local hospital to help triage, STARS added.
Alberta Health Services said that patients were reassessed and an additional two children were transported by ground ambulance in critical condition to Edmonton.
An adult and a child were also transported by ground in serious but stable condition, and another patient was sent to hospital in Edmonton in stable condition.
Ross Hunter, a spokesman for Aspen View Public Schools, said 14 students were on the bus at the time of the collision, plus the bus driver.
Hunter said a second bus dispatched to the scene transported students and the driver to the Smoky Lake Healthcare Centre for further assessment.
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Students from a school in Philadelphia were on board a charter bus that crashed on Interstate 95 in Maryland on Monday morning. Airy, underwent more surgery Tuesday at a hospital in Maryland. No new details were available about the student in critical condition .
- Several students were recovering from injuries Wednesday after their school bus collided with a semi truck in northern Alberta . The boy in critical condition , a Grade 4 student from the Beaverlodge area, suffered a punctured lung, lacerated liver and broken leg, said Karl Germann
"Families of all students involved in the collision have been notified," Hunter said in a statement Monday. "Supports for students and staff are in place at H.A. Kostash School."
RCMP said Redwater Victim Services is also assisting.
"An incident of this nature is the fear of every parent in rural Alberta who puts their child on a school bus each morning," Candyce Nikipelo, chairwoman of the school division's board of trustees said in a statement.
"The hearts of families throughout Aspen View and rural Alberta go out to those involved."
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 2, 2019.
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Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version, based on information provided by RCMP and the school division, said 15 students were on the school bus at the time of the crash.
Anonymous pro-China letter and a fight at Richmond high school prompt district-wide meetings .
Senior staff spoke to principals at all 10 high schools after two incidents erupted at Richmond Secondary School.On Nov. 25, a fight broke out between a group of students and an open letter was posted on another student's locker in support of China at Richmond Secondary School in B.C.