4 people die after coach crashes on icy road in Canada

Canada Global (Web News) In the Canadian province of British Columbia, an intercity bus accident on Christmas Eve resulted in the deaths of four people and the injuries of hundreds more.

The car is thought to have rolled over on Saturday near the town of Merritt due to “very slippery road conditions,” according to authorities.

Nearby, at a distance of around 220 miles (360 km) from Victoria, the provincial capital, temperatures had fallen to -3.9C.

David Eby, the provincial premier, expressed shock and sadness over the information.

The first responders and healthcare professionals who are doing their utmost to treat patients and keep them safe are in our thoughts, he said, along with individuals who were affected by the crash, their loved ones, and the first responders.

36 people required medical attention as a result, according to health officials, while 52 people were admitted to the hospital. As of Sunday afternoon local time, eight individuals were still being treated in hospitals, with two of them being in severe condition.

There were no other vehicles involved in the collision, according to police, who said they were still investigating it.

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