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Milwaukee County Bus Accident

Happened at 12th & Wisconsin in the Marquette University area.

Go to www.wisn.com for further details or engine search "Milwaukee County Bus Accident".

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On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:43 PM, EarlyRun89 said:

Milwaukee County Bus Accident

Happened at 12th & Wisconsin in the Marquette University area.

Go to www.wisn.com for further details or engine search "Milwaukee County Bus Accident".

A YouTube Video from WTMJ Ch. 4

The Milwaukee Fire Department had their hands full dealing with a 4-alarm church fire a few blocks away and this accident on top of it. To make matters worse, the Milwaukee Police Department were very busy helping and directing traffic to detour around this accident and the church fire. Downtown Milwaukee is a total mess with streetcar project with some roads closed and along with other construction projects. I give the Milwaukee Fire & Police Departments credit for their services.

10 hours ago, EarlyRun89 said:

A YouTube Video from WTMJ Ch. 4

The Milwaukee Fire Department had their hands full dealing with a 4-alarm church fire a few blocks away and this accident on top of it. To make matters worse, the Milwaukee Police Department were very busy helping and directing traffic to detour around this accident and the church fire. Downtown Milwaukee is a total mess with streetcar project with some roads closed and along with other construction projects. I give the Milwaukee Fire & Police Departments credit for their services.

No fatalities on this accident and the church fire.

5219 is out of service at this time with an unknown future. I'll keep you updated.

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How in the ACTUAL FUCK..... How do you GTA V a bus like that with passengers on board? Was the driver intoxicated? Distracted? Had a motive? Screw the bus, I am grateful no one was hurt on that bus.

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1 hour ago, neoartic7101 said:

How in the ACTUAL FUCK..... How do you GTA V a bus like that with passengers on board? Was the driver intoxicated? Distracted? Had a motive? Screw the bus, I am grateful no one was hurt on that bus.

MCTS is continuing to investigate the cause of an accident.

May 16, 2018

 

MCTS is continuing to investigate the cause of an accident on May 15th near 12th and Wisconsin Avenue.

The Route 12 bus was heading southbound on 12th Street and accelerated as it turned left (eastbound) onto Wisconsin Avenue. The bus drove onto the sidewalk and hit a tree before hitting a building on the Marquette University campus.

Five passengers were on the bus at the time of the crash. The driver and three passengers reported not life threating injuries.

MCTS is working with investigators and also doing an internal investigation into the cause. So far we know:

 

*Bus Equipment

The bus had been on the road for 12 hours before the crash and drivers who drove it had not reported any issuesThe bus went through its annual Wisconsin Department of Transportation inspection in February. The bus had its 6,500 mile inspection on May 4th (MCTS buses are inspected every 6,500 miles) Neither of the recent inspections found any problems with the bus

 

*Bus Operator

The bus operator is a 59-year-old man. He has been driving with MCTS for 12 years. As is standard procedure with any accident, the driver goes through a medical test to rule out any medical issues.

Source; www.ridemcts.com

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13 hours ago, EarlyRun89 said:

MCTS is continuing to investigate the cause of an accident.

May 16, 2018

 

MCTS is continuing to investigate the cause of an accident on May 15th near 12th and Wisconsin Avenue.

The Route 12 bus was heading southbound on 12th Street and accelerated as it turned left (eastbound) onto Wisconsin Avenue. The bus drove onto the sidewalk and hit a tree before hitting a building on the Marquette University campus.

Five passengers were on the bus at the time of the crash. The driver and three passengers reported not life threating injuries.

MCTS is working with investigators and also doing an internal investigation into the cause. So far we know:

 

*Bus Equipment

The bus had been on the road for 12 hours before the crash and drivers who drove it had not reported any issuesThe bus went through its annual Wisconsin Department of Transportation inspection in February. The bus had its 6,500 mile inspection on May 4th (MCTS buses are inspected every 6,500 miles) Neither of the recent inspections found any problems with the bus

 

*Bus Operator

The bus operator is a 59-year-old man. He has been driving with MCTS for 12 years. As is standard procedure with any accident, the driver goes through a medical test to rule out any medical issues.

Source; www.ridemcts.com

Thank you for the information.

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