NEWS
10/07/2016 14:10 EDT | Updated 10/08/2017 01:12 EDT

School bus rolls, students hurt as snow makes southern Alberta roads dangerous

CALGARY — One person has been killed in a crash and several children have been injured in a school bus rollover as an early blast of winter hits southern Alberta.

Temperatures are hovering around the freezing mark in the region and wet snow is making driving dangerous.

There were eight students and one adult on the bus when it rolled into a ditch in Vulcan County southeast of Calgary.

Three students were taken to Alberta Children’s Hospital in stable condition with soft-tissue injuries.

Several others suffered minor injuries.

Near Priddis, southwest of the Calgary, a man in his eighties was killed when his car rolled into a ditch.

EMS requested an air ambulance, but the helicopter was not able to take off because of the conditions.

(CFFR, CHQR)