No injuries as Greyhound Bus catches fire on Okanagan Connector
More than 20 passengers on an eastbound Greyhound Bus got out safely after the bus caught fire on the Okanagan Connector Saturday afternoon.
Around noon the Greyhound, which left Merritt and was traveling to Kelowna on Highway 97C, caught fire.
The driver stopped on the side of the road allowing all passengers to exit safely.
Eastbound traffic on Highway 97C was delayed as emergency crews dealt with the situation.
The bus was engulfed in flames. The cargo trailer behind the bus was also damaged.
Greyhound sent another bus to pickup passengers to take the onto Kelowna.
No cause of the fire has been released.