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Greyhound crashes in British Columbia

Dec. 17, 2012 at 2:28 PM   |   Comments

MERRITT, British Columbia, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Greyhound coach bus crashed on a highway in Canada's British Columbia province, officials said, adding that no one was seriously injured in the incident.

The crash happened on the Coquihalla Highway north of Merritt early Sunday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported.

"At one o'clock a.m., it was reported an incident took place with one of our coaches," said Timothy Stokes, a spokesperson for Greyhound. "There were approximately 42 people on board at the time. No serious injuries reported. As recommended by the RCMP, we did transport those 42 passengers on a second bus to the hospital as a precaution."

Stokes said it was unclear exactly how many passengers were injured.

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