5 Injured in Detroit, MI, DDOT Bus Accident at Dexter & Doris
Detroit, MI -- May 26, 2017, five people sustained injuries in an accident in which a car and a DDOT bus collided at the intersection of Doris and Dexter.
According to preliminary information, the incident occurred in the afternoon hours of Friday just outside the Sun Valley Foods facility.
Police investigators stated that a Detroit Department of Transportation city bus was traveling along the roadway with multiple passengers. As it went through the crossing, a car reportedly blew through a red light. The bus tried to avoid it, but a collision occurred. This collision caused the bus to run off road and through the side of the Sun Valley Foods building.
Officials from emergency rescue reported that the 60-year-old bus driver sustained critical injuries and was taken to a hospital. Three bus passengers were also taken to a hospital with non-critical injuries. Police say the 18-year-old driver of the car was also injured and taken to a hospital.
It's unclear what additional factors were surrounding the accident. No further information has been released.
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