Bus driver charged with murder after ramming Quebec nursery

BBC.com reports: “A driver who rammed a bus into a busy nursery in Quebec, killing two children, has been charged with first-degree murder.

Six children were injured in the incident – including some who became trapped under the vehicle – in Laval, near Montreal, on Wednesday morning.

Police believe the suspect, Pierre Ny St-Amand, deliberately drove the bus into the nursery during the morning drop-off.

But they said a motive was unclear.

The 51-year-old, who had been employed as a bus driver by the local public transit system for 10 years, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm.

While about a dozen others were injured, including the six children, police said they did not expect any more fatalities.

One eyewitness, Hamdi Ben Chaabane, told CBC News that the driver exited the bus after the crash, took off his clothes and began acting erratically…”

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