Sleeping Non-Emergency Medical Transport Driver Causes Emory Bus Crash
Captain Eric Jackson with DeKalb County Fire Department said at least 10 people were transported to local hospitals, including the bus driver, who is said to have the most serious injuries and was listed as critical. The damage to the bus and ambulance is extensive.
Jackson said firefighters had to assist riders out of the bus but said everyone was able to exit. There were 15 people on the bus during the accident.
The building the bus careened into houses the ATC income tax company and 360FIXX.
According to Emory University, the “Emory shuttle” was heading from a Park and Ride location at South DeKalb Mall and was transporting Emory employees and students when it was struck just after 6 a.m.
For a time, the entire area was shut down.