Burlington retiree succumbs to injuries sustained from a collision while driving a school bus.


By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON  September 10, 2012  The 62 year old school bus driver involved in a collision while driving a school bus  near Bronte Harbour in Oakville  last week has succumbed to his injuries.

Jim Leroux, of Burlington, passed away Saturday morning at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga.  Recently retired, Mr. Leroux started working as a school bus driver last year.

The Leroux family would like to thank those members of the public and emergency services personnel for taking care of him at the crash site.

Burlington driver of school bus that crashed in Oakville succumbs to his injuries. Cause of death not released.

Police will not be releasing the cause of death.  The Coroner will be making that determination in the next 30 days.

The bus, operated by Attridge Transportation passed a mandated MTO inspection in July of this year.

A mechanical inspection of the bus by police revealed no mechanical defects.

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