Train hits school bus near Belleville: po­lice

Cape Breton Post - - CANADA -

COL­BORNE, Ont. — Po­lice say two adults and a stu­dent scram­bled off a school bus just be­fore a train crashed into it on Mon­day morn­ing near Belleville, Ont. On­tario Pro­vin­cial Po­lice say a CP Rail train struck the bus around 7:40 a.m. in Cramahe Town­ship, but no one was in­jured. Const. Steve Bates says the bus driver stopped at the tracks and opened his door as part of track-cross­ing pro­to­col. He says the bus’ front wheels be­came stuck af­ter it moved for­ward slightly. Then the driver, a school bus mon­i­tor and one stu­dent got off the bus be­fore the col­li­sion. He says the bus was heav­ily dam­aged.

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