Transit bus leaves roadway, strikes London Drugs building causing significant damage

Sherwood Park, Alberta – On March 31, 2020, at approximately 6:40 a.m. 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.

The transit bus left the roadway and struck a London Drugs building causing significant damage.
(RCMP) The transit bus left the roadway and struck a London Drugs building causing significant damage.

The driver of the transit bus and the London Drugs employee were transported by ambulance to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A single passenger on the transit bus and other driver involved in the collision were unhurt and remained on scene.

The cause and any factors in this collision remain under investigation.

An employee of London Drugs was trapped after the building was hit and had to be extracted by Strathcona County Emergency Services.
(RCMP) An employee of London Drugs was trapped after the building was hit and had to be extracted by Strathcona County Emergency Services.

Strathcona County RCMP requests anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the detachment at 780-467-7741. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.

Strathcona County RCMP



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