Bus vs. Train Crash in Ottawa, Six Dead

A train collided with a double-decker passenger bus in Ottawa, Canada, killing six people and injuring at least 30 others, many of them critically.

CNN reports (http://bit.ly/1a4AIV8) that all the dead and injured were on the bus; the bus driver was among those killed in the crash, which occurred at 8:48 a.m.

First responders found "bodies and debris pretty much everywhere at the impact site," Ottawa Fire Service's Marc Messier told CTV. Firefighters reportedly said the front end of the bus sustained significant damage.

Read further details at http://bit.ly/1a4AIV8.

Ottawa is the capital of Canada, located in the southeastern part of the province of Ontario.

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