Driver injured after rear-ending RTS bus


Police look over the scene of a crash along Northwest 39th Avenue Wednesday morning in which the driver of a pickup truck rear-ended an RTS bus.

Rob C. Witzel/The Gainesville Su
Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:35 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:35 a.m.

A man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after driving a pickup into a Gainesville Regional Transit System bus that was stopped for passengers, police reported.

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Police look over the scene of a crash along Northwest 39th Avenue Wednesday morning in which the driver of a pickup truck rear-ended an RTS bus.

Rob C. Witzel/The Gainesville Su

The accident occurred in the westbound lane of Northwest 39th Avenue near 21st Street, said Office Ben Tobias.

“He just rear-ended the bus. We don't know what prompted him to do that,” Tobias said.

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