05/08/2012 10:05 EDT | Updated 07/08/2012 05:12 EDT

Man dead in head-on collision with school bus in Varennes

A school bus plunged into a ditch after a head-on collision that killed a motorist in Varennes on Tuesday.

Eight teenagers from Heritage High School in St-Hubert went to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are investigating why the car swerved into the path of the oncoming bus.

The car's driver, who was in his 20s, was declared dead at the scene.

Police said about 30 teenagers were on the bus, which ended up halfway into a ditch from the force of the collision.