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School bus crash leaves hundreds without power in downtown Winnipeg

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No injuries reported after school bus crashes into hydro pole in downtown Winnipeg
No injuries reported after school bus crashes into hydro pole in downtown Winnipeg – Sep 25, 2020

About 390 Manitoba Hydro customers in downtown Winnipeg are without power after a school bus crashed into a hydro pole Friday afternoon at the intersection of Logan Avenue and Stanley Street.

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The city says 31 children along with the bus driver were involved in the collision. They were all safely evacuated and brought to a nearby Salvation Army facility where paramedics assessed them.

No injuries were reported and nobody was taken to hospital.

Logan Avenue remains closed from Isabel Street to Princess Street.

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A school bus crashed into a hydro pole in downtown Winnipeg Friday afternoon. Jordan Pearn / Global News

Hydro says there is no estimated time for restoration, but it will likely be “lengthy.”

The public is being asked to avoid the area for the time being.

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