STM driver collides with tree overnight

An STM bus driver and a passenger were both injured in the early hours of this morning after the bus they were in hit a tree on Jean-Talon Street.

Just two passengers were aboard the bus when it happened just before 3:00 this morning near Dieppe Avenue.

Firefighters had to use the "jaws of life" to free the driver from the wreck.

He and one passenger suffered minor injuries.

The second passenger aboard the bus was not injured.

Police reports indicated the driver may have lost control of the bus due to weather conditions.