2 Children Are Dead After A City Bus Crashed Into A Laval Daycare

The driver was reportedly arrested.

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Laval police vehicles.

Laval police vehicles.

An STL bus crashed into a Laval daycare Wednesday morning. Quebec Premier François Legault has confirmed that the crash resulted in "serious" injuries. The CBC has confirmed that two children have died.

The outlet also reports that police have arrested the bus driver on homicide charges.

MTL Blog has reached out to the Laval police department for additional information. We'll update this article when we receive a response.

Saying he was emotionally struck and calling the situation "hard," the premier extended his thoughts to the daycare children, their parents and daycare workers.

Legault said Minister of Public Security François Bonnardel, Minister of Families Suzanne Roy and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region Christopher Skeete will go to the scene to coordinate the police and health response.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.

Thomas MacDonald
Senior Editor
Thomas is MTL Blog's Senior Editor. He lives in Saint-Henri and loves it so much that he named his cat after it. On weekdays, he's publishing stories, editing and helping to manage MTL Blog's team of amazing writers. His beats include the STM, provincial and municipal politics and Céline Dion. On weekends, you might run into him brunching at Greenspot, walking along the Lachine Canal or walking Henri the cat in Parc Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier.