Fatal collision between OC Transpo and VIA Rail train in Ottawa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 10:47am
(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a collision with five confirmed fatalities between an OC Transpo double decker bus and a VIA Rail train that occurred this morning at approx. 8:48am near the intersection of Fallowfield and Woodroffe avenue.
Emergency responders are on scene of the collision. All available resources are allocated to the scene.
There is a road closure in effect on Woodroffe Avenue between Fallowfield and Slack Road.
Concerned families members can contact the City of Ottawa at 3-1-1 for further info.
There is no further information available at this time. Updates will follow.
Media: City of Ottawa is holding news conference at City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West in the Festival Control Room at 11:15am.
City of Ottawa, Media Office
Ottawa Police, Media Relations Section
Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366
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