The Canadian Press

1997-10-13 | Bus-Accident

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It was Canada's worst ever traffic accident. A bus full of seniors on a fall outing north of Quebec City failed to make a corner at the bottom of a very steep hill. The crash claimed 44 lives, including that of the driver. Canadian Press reporter Dan Dugas went to the crash site.

Date: 1997-10-13
Placeline: St-Joseph-De-La-Rive, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << you have to come down a very sharp till four kilometers down hill, there are signs, seemingly every five hundred meters, thing careful, there are a scape routes along the road from the big rigs and bosses should there be brake failure and then you get into this village here and the bus came down the big hill and is seemingly out of control and crashed the right down an embankment and it felt twenty meters to a stream that below and that came to rest on its side >>

Clip ID: 19971013CNCP01