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5 people injured after a LYNX transit bus is rear-ended on South Rio Grande Avenue and 24th Street in Orlando, Florida
Modified Date:Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:52pm
Accident Date:Monday, February 24, 2014
Five people were injured Tuesday morning in a crash involving a Lynx bus in Orange County, according to Florida Highway Patrol. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at South Rio Grande Avenue and 24th Street just after 10:30 a.m. Troopers said the Lynx bus was stopped at a bus stop northbound on Rio Grande Avenue in the right lane when it was struck from behind by a 2007 Nissan driven by 28-year-old Jethro Pierre, of Orlando. Video a helicopter showed a red bumper wedged beneath the rear bumper of a green Lynx bus. Five of the nine bus passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, FHP said. Pierre, who was not injured, was ticketed for careless driving.
County:Orange County, FL