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Tourist bus crashes downtown, driver has serious injuries

CityNews | posted Thursday, Oct 12th, 2017

A double-decker bus crashed at Sherbourne and Gerrard streets on Oct. 11, 2017. Photo credit: Twitter/@Painkillaah

The driver of a double-decker tourist bus is in hospital after she was injured in a downtown crash.

The crash happened at Sherbourne and Gerrard streets just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police say the bus collided with a car, mounted the curb and struck a pole, bringing some hydro wires down.

The bus driver was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Her condition has been upgraded to serious but not life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

It’s unclear what led to the crash or if any charges will be laid.

Sherbourne remains closed between Dundas and Gerrard streets while police investigate.

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