Truck crashes with Rapibus in Gatineau

A 38-year-old man is in hospital after crashing with a new Gatineau Rapibus on Tuesday, the fifth collision along the Rapibus route since it opened in October.

38-year-old man didn't yield to bus running new route, police say

The male driver of this truck was taken to hospital with what police call a stiff neck after colliding with a Rapibus in Gatineau. (Pascal Charlebois/Radio-Canada)

A 38-year-old man is in hospital after crashing with a new Gatineau Rapibus Tuesday afternoon, the fifth collision along the Rapibus route since it opened in October.

Gatineau police said the man was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck westbound on Maloney Boulevard when he went to make a right turn onto Bellehumeur Street.

However, police said the Rapibus had the right-of-way and the two vehicles collided.

The man was taken to hospital in Hull with a stiff neck, an injury police said isn’t life-threatening.

He received a $100 fine and three demerit points.

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