7:30 a.m., Dec. 16)
25-year-old male killed in head-on collision with OC Transpo
By Fred Sherwin
head-on collision between an OC Transpo bus and a single
vehicle car at Tenth Line Road and Southfield Way in Avalon
has left a 25-year-old driver of the car dead and the
driver of the bus shaken but not seriously injured.
accident occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. Thursday night.
The collision happened with such force that it nealy disintegrated
the Saturn Astra hatchback and left the victim trapped
in the car.
Saturn Astra hatchback sits near the intersection
of Tenth Line Road and Southfield Way in Avalon
after being involved in a head-on collision
with an OC Transoi bus Thirsday night. Photo
crews managed to extricate the victim from the wreckage,
but not before he succumbed to his injuries.
58-year-old female driver of the OC Transpo bus also had
to be physically extricated due to the damage incurred
to the bus, but she managed to escape any serious injuries,
remained at the scene into the early morning hours. It
is not known when the intersection will be reopened to
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