Car-bus crash in Kanata leaves one dead

By Jake Davies - West Carleton Online

KANATA – A bus caring 30 children and a Pontiac hatchback collided late yesterday afternoon leaving one dead.

The driver of the dark grey hatchback died following the collision at the intersection of March Valley and Klondike roads at about 4:10 p.m.

Firefighters, police and paramedics responded to the scene shortly after the collision. About 30 children were in the school bus at the time. and One student suffered a very minor injury, paramedics said.

The driver of the vehicle, meanwhile, had no vital signs when first responders arrived and was later pronounced dead.

The Ottawa police collisions unit is investigating.

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