London Drugs employee rescued after transit bus crashes into building

Mar 31 2020, 3:08 pm

An employee at a Sherwood Park London Drugs had to be rescued by police on Tuesday morning, after a transit bus crashed into the building.

According to statement from Strathcona County RCMP, this morning, “at approximately 6:40 am Strathcona County RCMP responded to a collision involving a truck and Strathcona County Transit bus at the intersection of Fir Street and Sherwood Drive.”

“The transit bus was travelling west on Fir Street when it collided with a truck travelling south on Sherwood Drive. As a result of the collision, the transit bus left the roadway and struck a London Drugs building causing significant damage. An employee of London Drugs was trapped after the building was hit and had to be extracted by Strathcona County Emergency Services.”

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Strathcona County RCMP

Police said both the London Drugs employee, and the driver of the transit bus were transported by an ambulance to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A single passenger on the transit bus and the other driver involved in the collision were unhurt and remained on scene.

The cause and any factors in this collision remain under investigation, according to police.