MARTA Bus Passenger and Driver Injured Bus Accident on Ga 85 Highway Accident in Riverdale, Georgia
CLAYTON COUNTY, GA - A news article published on ajc.com GA 85 in Riverdale, Georgia, was involved in an accident at the Valley Hill Road intersection.* According to a report from the transit agency, a sedan was attempting to pass a MARTA bus, and the two vehicles collided at around 6 a.m. The two vehicles then crashed into a utility pole.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution states that a MARTA passenger, the bus driver, and the driver of the sedan were all injured in the motor vehicle accident, MARTA spokeswoman Stephany Fisher reported. The news report did not disclose the extent of their injuries.
According to one frequent MARTA passenger, it is common for drivers to attempt to pass the MARTA bus and "beat the light." The passenger stated that he was not certain which driver was injured in the accident but wished the driver a speedy recovery.
The news article states that the MARTA bus appears to have suffered significant front-end damage in the accident. The sedan's front was also severely damaged, and the car rolled onto its side. The driver of the sedan was transported to a local area hospital.
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