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WorldSeveral reported dead, 17 injured in Ottawa bus crash

02:30  12 january  2019
02:30  12 january  2019 Source:

Denmark train crash victims identified, all 8 are Danes

Denmark train crash victims identified, all 8 are Danes Police in Denmark say all eight victims of a train crash in the central part of the Scandinavian country have now been identified, adding that all are Danish citizens. Police say the victims —five women and three men who all were passengers — were between 27 and 60 but didn't name them. Sixteen others were injured in Wednesday's crash. Police said Friday that the cause of the crash was still under investigation. The high-speed passenger train struck cargo that fell off a freight train coming from the opposition direction on a bridge that is part of the system linking the islands of Zealand and Funen.

- Two people are dead and three others were seriously injured in a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of 112th Avenue and Riley Street in Holland Ottawa County investigators say that speed appears to be a factor in the crash . It is not known at this time if alcohol or drugs were factors.

Ottawa police are responding to a serious crash involving a bus at the Westboro Station, which has left at least 17 people injured and an unspecified number of people dead . The incident occurred just before 4 p.m. on Friday, according to Ottawa police. Paramedics tell CTV News' Annie Bergeron Oliver that

OTTAWA, Ontario — A double-deck city bus smashed into a transit shelter during Friday's rush hour, and Ottawa authorities said several people were killed and at least 17 people were injured.

Police Chief Charles Bordeleau said that "there are some fatalities," though he didn't give a number. He said at least 17 people were hurt.

The Ottawa Paramedic Service said there were multiple critical injuries.

Ottawa Hospital's trauma center said it had received nine patients "in critical condition" from the crash.

The accident happened at the Westboro station in a neighborhood west of downtown Ottawa.

Photos posted on Twitter shows extensive damage to the front of the bus, with the roof of a shelter pushed well into the bus's second deck.

The crash snarled afternoon traffic as emergency crews descended on the scene.

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson tweeted that he was shocked to hear of the "horrific incident."

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