School bus loses brakes in busy beach parking lot
Howard Alexander - News Editor
A school bus stalled and lost it's brakes in the Kal Beach parking lot hitting a pick-up truck before smashing into a parked minivan. Amazingly no one was hurt.
Image Credit: RCMP handout
August 14, 2014 - 4:17 PM
COLDSTREAM – No one was hurt when a school bus stalled, and then lost it’s brakes in the steep, and very busy, Kal Beach parking lot in Coldstream Wednesday afternoon.
The 35-year-old woman from Saskatchewan was behind the wheel with her six children on board.
A Vernon man following the bus up the slope in his Ford F-350 truck tried to get out of the way but was smacked on the right rear end of his truck before the bus slammed into a parked Toyota Sienna minivan, sending it through a chain link fence.
The van was badly damaged according to RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk in a media release.
The bus has been taken out of service until it passes a mechanical safety inspection.
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