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Bus Crashes through House after Collision with Truck

speeding bus

According to the San Antonio Express-News, a VIA bus crashed through a man’s house after a collision with another vehicle in San Antonio.

No Passengers on Bus at Time of Crash

The bus was traveling south on Spur Valley Street when a pickup truck ran a stop sign on Haven Valley. The bus collided with the pickup truck despite an attempt to avoid it, causing the bus to drive off the road and crash into a house.

The driver of the bus suffered minor injuries, and fortunately there were no passengers on board the bus. According to the San Antonio Express-News, the pickup truck driver was taken to University Hospital.

Landon Lum, the owner of the house, also sustained minor injuries in the crash. Lum says debris struck him as the bus smashed five feet through his home.

San Antonio police are investigating the incident, reports the San Antonio Express-News.

Information on Motor Vehicle Accidents

Courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), here are some facts regarding motor vehicle crashes in 2014:

  • 32,675 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States.
  • An estimated 2.34 million people were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
  • For passenger vehicle occupants who survived fatal crashes in 2014, only 15 percent were unrestrained.
  • Over the past 10 years, there has been a reduction of nearly 25 percent in the number of fatalities on the United States’ roadways.

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