Prescott – On June 4, 2018, at approximately 2:30p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police, (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a bus transporting tourists from the country of China.
This collision occurred on the 401 highway, west bound, near mile marker 705, which is located between the city of Brockville and the town of Prescott. The bus drove off the highway and struck a rock cut, located on the north side of the highway. The bus was transporting 37 passengers and multiple passengers were injured. Four of those injured sustained life threatening injuries and twenty passengers’ sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The west bound highway, between Prescott and Maitland, remains closed at this time. Westbound traffic is being routing through the EDR.
This investigation presently is still in progress