Jasper RCMP investigating fatal incident in Columbia Icefield parking lot
The RCMP are investigating a collision which occurred on October 4, involving a tour bus, several vehicles and the driver of the bus. The 52-year-old female driver was outside of the bus when she struck by the bus and suffered fatal injuries.
At 1:18 p.m., the RCMP were alerted, via 911, to the collision in the parking lot on Highway 93. STARS Air Ambulance was dispatched and attended the parking lot area. The female was declared deceased at the scene of the incident, and STARS was not utilized.
Several witnesses were interviewed and preliminary information indicates that the bus driver was outside of the bus when she was struck. The bus also struck four parked vehicles before it came to rest. RCMP were on scene investigating for several hours, and the incident remains under investigation. No other people were injured.
Further information will not be provided at this time.