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Tour bus rollover near Banff sends two dozen people to hospital

Last Updated Oct 9, 2019 at 10:30 am MDT

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BANFF (660 NEWS) – RCMP say all passengers were taken to hospital after a tour bus rollover on the Trans Canada Highway near Banff.

It happened at the exit to Mount Norquay Road on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Paramedics say the injuries are all considered non-life threatening.

Deputy Fire Chief Mike Geisler sent out a tweet urging motorists to drive carefully as road conditions in the Banff area are very hazardous.

24 people were on board the bus when it crashed into a ditch.

Everyone on board was taken to hospital.

RCMP said icy road conditions were a contributing factor.