Bus crashes daycare center in Canada, kills 2 children

Published February 8th, 2023 - 07:38 GMT
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Police secure the scene where a city bus crashed into a day care center on February 8, 2023. (Photo by Anne-Sophie THILL / AFP)

ALBAWABA - Two children were killed in Canada's Montreal after a bus crashed into a daycare center on Wednesday, police reported.

A bus crashed into a daycare center in Laval, Québec, leaving two killed and six others injured.

The driver, who was identified as Pierre Ny St-Amand, 51, was arrested.

St-Amand is faces charges of homicide and dangerous driving, according to a police source.

The incident took place at the Garderie éducative Sainte-Rose on Dufferin Terrace in Laval's Sainte-Rose district shortly after 8:30 a.m. local time.

Nine ambulances arrived at the scene following the accident. Sources said there were six injured children, but all were not in a critical condition, CTV News reported.

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