Canadian Prime Minister Offers Condolences To Victims Of Ottawa Bus Crash

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 12th January, 2019) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his condolences to those affected by the deadly bus collision at the Westboro Station in Ottawa.

"I want to send my deepest condolences to the families of victims and everyone affected by today's tragic bus crash in Ottawa. Thank you to the first responders who rushed to help - we're monitoring the situation closely," Trudeau wrote on Twitter.

On Friday, a bus collided with a section of a shelter at the transit station.

City Mayor Jim Watson said 23 people had been wounded and three people had died as a result of the accident.

Meanwhile, Myles Cassidy, the chief of the Ottawa paramedic service, said that a total of 25 patients had been transported to the hospital from the scene.