7 sent to hospital after multi-vehicle collision involving bus in Surrey, B.C.

Seven people were sent to the hospital on Dec. 5, 2021 after a multiple vehicle collision involving a public bus in Surrey, B.C. Shane MacKichan

Seven people have been sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a 10-vehicle collision involving a transit bus in Surrey, B.C., on Sunday.

The massive accident took place around 8:30 a.m. on King George Boulevard at the Colebrook Road overpass, just south of Highway 10.

Police, firefighters and paramedics respond to a multi-vehicle collision on King George Boulevard in Surrey, B.C. on Dec. 5, 2021. Shane MacKichan

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Tanya Colledge, spokesperson for the Provincial Health Services Authority, confirmed four ambulances, a low acuity response unit and an ambulatory bus were dispatched to the scene.

Surrey RCMP said Monday the injuries were minor and road conditions are believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.

The collision snarled traffic for hours, with TransLink BC tweeting Sunday morning that some riders should expect detours around the accident.

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Editor’s Note: This story was updated at 9:40 a.m. PST on Dec. 6, 2021 to include new information from Surrey RCMP and PHSA.

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