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Three killed as garbage truck crashes into passenger bus

GRENADA – At least three people, including two women, are reported to have died after a garbage truck slammed into a bus transporting passengers along the Westerhall Main Road on Monday evening.

Police have not yet identified those killed, but hospital sources confirmed that there had been fatalities as a result of the accident.

Eyewitnesses described the accident as “terrible, gruesome and horrible”.

Media reports said the driver of the truck said that the brakes failed before it slammed into the bus which ended up on a wall after the impact.

Residents who ran to the scene of the accident reported seeing passengers who looked to be either dead or badly injured or pinned inside the bus.

CMC

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