Five taken to hospital after accident involving tow truck and transit bus

Five people were injured following a collision between a tow truck and a Durham Region Transit bus in Oshawa on Tuesday (Aug. 27).

According to police, the collision occurred at Bloor Street East and Armada Court in Oshawa shortly after 4 p.m.

“A 2010 flatbed tow truck being operated by a 42-year-old Whitby male was traveling westbound on Bloor Street East when it collided with an eastbound Durham Region Transit bus being operated by a 56-year-old Clarington female,” reads a media release.

“At the time of the collision, the bus had several occupants, three of whom were transported to Lakeridge Health – Oshawa with minor injuries.”

Police say the drivers of both vehicles were also taken to hospital.

“The driver of the transit bus suffered minor injuries and the driver of the tow truck suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries,” the media release reads.

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