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SUV driver airlifted to hospital after collision with school bus west of Edmonton

RCMP said officers were called to the crash at Highway 753 and Range Road 534 shortly before 4:30 p.m.
RCMP said officers were called to the crash at Highway 753 and Range Road 534 shortly before 4:30 p.m. COURTESY: Jayme Leschert

Editor’s Note: This story initially said the collision happened in Brazeau County, but has been corrected to say Yellowhead County.

Two people were taken to hospital following a collision involving an SUV and a school bus in west-central Alberta’s Yellowhead County on Monday afternoon.

RCMP said officers were called to the crash on Highway 753 at Township Road 534 — just south of the Yellowhead Highway near Chip Lake — shortly before 4:30 p.m.

Four children were on the school bus at the time of the collision and one was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure, according to police.

RCMP said the SUV driver was airlifted to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP did not provide details about the cause of the collision.

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