Transit bus hits pole in Spanaway

Story Highlights:
None injured in transit bus accident
Cause unknown, driver might have suffered medical problem


Date: November 30, 2010, 11/30/2010
Location: Spanaway, Pierce County, Washington
Type: bus accident, motor vehicle collision
Outcome: None injured.

Around 7:30am on Monday morning, a Pierce County bus ran into a utility pole at 168th Street East and 18th Avenue East in Spanaway. The cause is unknown but Central Pierce Fir and Rescue officials suspected the driver suffered from a minor medical problem at the time of collision. None of the passengers were injured but they were trapped by a dangling power line for some time and had to wait for authorities to cut it down.

Washington State Bus Accident Statistics for 2009

  • 143 Buses Involved in Non-Fatal Crashes
  • 28 Buses Involved in Injury Crashes
  • 53 Injuries in Crashes Involving Buses

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