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Vancouver driver dies after head-on crash with bus

One person is dead and several others were taken to hospital after a minivan crashed head-on with a transit bus in Vancouver.

Const. Brian Montague says the bus was slowing for a stop when it was hit.

The driver of the van died at the scene.

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Montague says five passengers aboard the bus were treated in hospital for minor injuries but the bus driver was not injured.

The fatal collision happened during the lunch hour along a busy transit corridor, which was blocked for several hours as investigators gathered evidence.

Police are not currently releasing any details about the deceased driver.

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