FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A man in a Fayetteville transit bus service area was hit by a bus, suffering life-threatening injuries Tuesday evening, police said.
The incident was reported just after 7:40 p.m. in the Fayetteville Area System of Transit service area along the 400-block of Grove Street, Fayetteville police said.
According to police, a 62-year-old man was performing maintenance on a FAST bus inside of a service bay when the 56-year-old driver of a 2010 Gillig bus drove into the bay, crushing the man between two buses.
The victim was taken to UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill for treatment. He is in critical but stable condition, police said Wednesday.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet.
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