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School bus with numerous students rolls over north of Calgary, RCMP say

By The Canadian Press on October 23, 2023.

An RCMP logo is seen at a news conference in St. John's on Saturday, June 24, 2023. RCMP in central Alberta say say an officer came across a school bus rollover north of the town of Didsbury, Alta., and there were numerous students inside. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

DIDSBURY, Alta. – RCMP in central Alberta say there has been a collision involving a school bus.

Police say in a news release that an officer from Didsbury came across the school bus rollover on Highway 2A at Township Road 320.

They say it contained numerous students but weren’t able to immediately say how badly injured they were.

Highway 2A, which is north of Calgary, is closed and no traffic can get through the area.

Police have been responding to multiple collisions in the area, including on Highway 2, today due to poor road conditions.

Albertans woke up to freezing rain ahead of a predicted snowfall that Environment Canada says could see accumulations of 10 to 15 centimetres before Tuesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Oct .23, 2023.

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