Local News

MTA Bus Hit a Retaining Wall, 4 Injured including the Driver

MTA Bus Hit a Retaining Wall, 4 Injured including the Driver

On Saturday, a Metro bus in the Westlake neighborhood unexpectedly went backward into a brick wall, injuring four passengers—including the driver.

According to Margaret Stewart, the department’s public information officer, crews from the Los Angeles Fire Department were sent to 270 S. Loma Drive at approximately 3:40 p.m. after learning of the incident.

The collision, visible and recorded in the SkyCal overhead, caused a little damage to the bus.

According to firefighters, the driver and three of the passengers were hospitalized with minor injuries.

“This afternoon, a bus operator was fixing a mechanical issue outside his bus when the bus rolled back and made contact with a nearby retaining wall. Approximately 15-20 people were on board the bus at the time. The bus operator and four passengers were transported by the Los Angeles Fire Department to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The remaining passengers are being evaluated by LAFD. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the incident.”

The statement was released by the Metro department after the crash.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *