One person dies in Vancouver tour bus accident: Police

By The Canadian Press
August 13, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: August 13, 2017 - 3:27pm

UPDATE: Vancouver Police say one person is dead after an accident involving a tour bus in the city’s downtown.

Police issued a news release saying that a 49-year-old man died on Sunday when the bus hit a parked vehicle.

Police say some other pedestrians around the parked vehicle were also hit by the bus and are in hospital.

Police say an elderly man suffered injuries described as serious while a 15-year-old girl suffered minor injuries.

Police say the dead man and the two people injured were all tourists.

Police say the bus was travelling at low speeds when it collided with the vehicle.

EARLIER:

VANCOUVER — Four people were injured in an accident today involving a tour bus in Vancouver.

B.C. Emergency Health Services say two people are in critical condition while another two are listed in serious condition in hospital.

It’s not yet clear how the accident happened.

Images from the scene in downtown Vancouver show a bus that appears to have hit a vehicle.

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