One man critically injured in head-on collision in Montreal West

A head-on collision between a car and a city bus in Montreal West on Thursday morning has left the car's driver in critical condition.

The crash happened at the height of the morning rush hour at around 8:05 a.m. on St. Jacques St. near Avon Rd. in Montreal West.

Police say the car was travelling westbound on St. Jacques when, for an unknown reason, it veered into the oncoming lane and into the path of an oncoming bus.

A third vehicle, travelling westbound, collided with the wreckage.

The driver of the first car was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

One of the passengers on the bus suffered cuts and bruises, while the bus driver was treated for shock.