Driver extracted, no kids hurt in highway school bus crash near Otterburne, Man.

Police say a driver needed to be extracted, but no kids were hurt in a crash involving a school bus on Hwy. 59 Tuesday.

St. Pierre Jolys RCMP were called to the crash between the bus and a passenger vehicle at the Otterburne turnoff on Hwy. 59 around 12:30 p.m.

Police say there are no injuries to any passengers on the bus, but the driver of the vehicle had to be extricated.

The STARS air ambulance was also called in for transport, according to RCMP.

Police had no other information on the severity of the injuries suffered by the driver of the passenger vehicle.

The Red River Valley School Division confirmed to Global News the bus is one of theirs, but didn’t say which school it is from.

A caller to Global News said he saw seven ambulances and the air ambulance attending to the crash.

Otterburne is 44 km south of Winnipeg.

More to come.

 


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