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2 El Paso Residents Killed in Boston Bus Crash


Commercial Vehicle Accident

Two residents of El Paso were killed in Boston when a car rear-ended the hotel shuttle bus they were on.

Details of the Boston Bus Crash

KRIS reports that a 59-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman, both from El Paso, died after being ejected from a hotel shuttle bus near Logan International Airport. The incident occurred on Route 1A around 1:15 am Wednesday.

The driver of the shuttle, two other passengers, and the driver of the car were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The identities of those involved were not released.

The accident remains under investigation.

Bus Accident Statistics

The following information is provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA):

  • 3,978 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal accidents in 2014.
  • Transit buses accounted for 33 percent of all bus accident recorded between 2004 and 2014. Inner city buses accounted for  buses account for 13 percent.
  • From 2009 to 2014, the number of injury related crashes involving buses and large trucks increased by 55 percent.

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