卑诗省长尹大卫（David Eby），省公共安全厅长范和富（Mike Farnworth）、卫生厅长狄德安（Adrian Dix），以及交通厅长范廉明（Rob Fleming）周五晚发表联合声明，省府对于意外事件感到震惊及悲伤， 承诺会为受影响人士及家属提供帮助。
This evening @BC_EHS and @Interior_Health are responding to a bus crash near Loon Lake Road on the Okanagan Connector. BC Ambulance paramedics were dispatched and are on scene. Our thoughts are with all affected during this difficult time. 1/3https://t.co/CcJNVi8EPs
— Adrian Dix (@adriandix) December 25, 2022
Shocked and saddened by the news of a serious bus accident between Merritt and Kelowna on the Okanagan Connector. Our thoughts are with those impacted, their loved ones, and the first responders and healthcare workers giving their all to treat people and keep them safe.
— David Eby (@Dave_Eby) December 25, 2022