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Bus driver fined after Fort Augustus boy was struck when he got off bus

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FORT AUGUSTUS, P.E.I. —

A 67-year-old bus driver has been issued a summary offence ticket in relation to his involvement in the Jan. 10 incident where a six-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle shortly after he got off his bus near the Fort Augustus Community Center.

The RCMP investigation revealed the bus did not have its flashing red lights on at the time of the collision.

Thankfully, the child involved did not sustain serious injury.

The bus driver was issued a ticket under the Highway Traffic Act for failing to operate the flashing red lights on the bus, which carries a fine of $100.

The Public Schools Branch continues its investigation into the incident.


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