Edmonton

Bus driver charged in crosswalk death

An Edmonton bus driver has been charged under the Traffic Safety Act in a collision that killed a 28-year-old city employee in April.
Ailish O'Connor died after she was struck by an ETS bus on April 20. (CBC)

An Edmonton bus driver has been charged under the Traffic Safety Act in a collision that killed a 28-year-old city employee in April.

Ailish O'Connor was in a crosswalk at 102A Avenue and 97th Street around 6:50 a.m. on April 20th when she was struck by a transit bus making a left-hand turn. She later died in hospital.

Edmonton city police announced Tuesday that the 51-year-old driver has been charged with driving without due care, and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.