Last week, a woman was killed and others were injured when a Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) bus drove onto the sidewalk in downtown Santa Barbara. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on Wednesday afternoon, at about 2:20 p.m. Very few details about this incident have been released, but we do know that at woman sitting at a MTD bus stop bench was hit and killed.


Initial reports indicate that a man nearby had to be rushed to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of major injuries, but there has been no word on his current condition. Additionally, no information has been released on why the bus left the roadway and veered onto the sidewalk. The cause of this fatal bus crash is still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.

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