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Halifax Transit driver injured as bus goes off the road

Officials say there were no major injuries after a Halifax Transit bus veered off of Walker Ave. in Lower Sackville on Jan. 13, 2021. Reynold Gregor/Global News

A Halifax Transit driver was taken to hospital after one of the service’s buses careened off the road on Wednesday.

RCMP say at 8:50 a.m., officers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Walker Ave. in Lower Sackville, N.S.

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They found that a Halifax Transit bus had left the roadway.

The driver of the bus was the only person on board and was transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.

Erin DiCarlo, a spokesperson for the Halifax Regional Municipality, told Global News that the injuries were not considered serious.

Walker Street was closed for approximately two hours as emergency crews dealt with the scene. It reopened at 11:10 a.m.

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DiCarlo said that Halifax Transit will launch an internal investigation as a result of the crash.