[IN PICTURES] A driver of the STM stamps a semi-trailer in 50 km/h

[EN IMAGES] Un chauffeur de la STM emboutit un semi-remorque à 50 km/h

MONTREAL | driver of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has suffered significant injuries after being struck in a truck with his bus on Monday morning in the borough of Montréal-Nord.

The accident occurred a little before 9 a.m., at the corner of the boulevard Henri-Bourassa and rue Pelletier.

According to our information, the bus was being driven at approximately 50 km/h when it struck the rear of a semi-trailer truck stopped at a red light.

“Is it that the driver was distracted? He had a malaise before the impact? What are the two assumptions that are preferred,” said the officer Benoit Boisselle, a spokesman for the Montreal police.

The driver of the STM, a man aged forty years, has suffered serious injuries at the bottom of the body when the accident, including open fractures, that could put his life in danger.

Five passengers were on board the bus; only one of them sustained minor injuries to the head.

The driver of the semi-trailer was not injured and no other vehicle was involved in the collision.

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