Los Angeles, CA — The driver who was killed on Monday (October 14, 2013) in North Hollywood after an accident with a Metro bus has been identified as 41-year old John Bryant Ferreira, a local resident in North Hollywood.
The accident happened at about 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Saticoy Street. Police said that Ferreira was driving south along Laurel Canyon in a Ford Fiesta when he failed to stop for a red light at Saticoy Street.
His car entered the intersection and crashed into the back of a Metro bus that was headed east on Saticoy. Ferreira was killed in the accident and of the 20 passengers on the bus, 7 people were taken to a hospital to be examined for minor injuries.
Police haven’t determined the cause of the accident, but they said that Ferreira may have suffered a medical condition and are investigating all possible factors.
Scene of the Accident