LOUISVILLE, KY – An SUV and a Transit Authority of River City bus were involved in a fatal collision Thursday night, Louisville police said.
According to WAVE, the crash took place in the area of Dixie Highway and Lee Street in the city’s Algonquin neighborhood sometime before 8:30 p.m.
Investigators determined that the driver of an SUV was fleeing the scene of a previous hit-and-run incident when he collided with the TARC bus as it headed south on Dixie Highway. The SUV driver was pronounced dead after being taken to University Hospital.
11 other people who were passengers on the bus were reported to have been injured and taken to various hospitals, but none of the injuries appeared to be serious.
The intersection of Dixie Highway and Lee Street was shut down for the crash investigation, which is being conducted by the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Traffic Unit.
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