Albertans injured in West Coast bus crash

Numerous passengers require medical attention after bus goes off the road near Tahsis, B.C.

Several people from Alberta required medical attention following a bus accident near Tahsis on July 24.

According to Nootka Sound RCMP, the charter bus was on the Head Bay Forest Service Road, just outside the West Coast community, when it went off the road and onto its side by the Leiner Bridge.

There were 21 people on board plus the driver, all from Alberta, and police said numerous passengers sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Some were treated at the Tahsis medical clinic while others were transported to Campbell River Hospital for further care.

The bridge was under construction at the time of the accident, around 8:05 p.m. The crash remains under investigation by RCMP and the Ministry of Forests.