A Montreal bus driver is in critical condition after the bus he was driving slammed into a tractor-trailer in the city’s north end.
Montreal police say the incident occurred near the corner of Pelletier Avenue and Henri-Bourassa Boulevard in the Montreal-North borough this morning.
Const. Benoit Boisselle says the bus slammed into the back of a 16-metre truck that was stopped at a red light.
Firefighters had to pull the driver from the crushed front of the bus.
The driver, a man in his 40s, was transported to hospital with serious lower body injuries, and authorities fear for his life.
Of the five people aboard the bus at the time, a man in his 30s suffered minor head injuries, while the driver of the truck was not injured.
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