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Bus Collision on Silver Line in Boston Results in Two Injuries

Published in on April 15, 2024

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BOSTON, April 15, 2024 – In a recent incident in downtown Boston, two individuals were injured when a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Silver Line bus was involved in a collision with an SUV on Stuart Street, near the vicinity of Tufts Medical Center.

The mishap occurred on Saturday, when for reasons yet to be disclosed by the authorities, the bus and a Chevrolet Suburban SUV came into contact. As a result of the incident, the bus operator and one bus passenger reported sustaining non-life-threatening injuries and are presently receiving treatment. On the other hand, the SUV driver chose not to seek medical services at the scene.

The transit police are currently investigating the sequence of events leading up to the accident but have not released further details on the possible cause of the crash at this time.

The incident has raised concerns over vehicle safety and the protocols for the operation of public transportation within the city’s dense urban fabric. Accidents of this nature prompt a review of traffic regulations and measures for the safety of both passengers and drivers alike. Transit officials may consider implementing additional safeguards or revising existing policies in light of such occurrences.

As is routine, the MBTA will likely undergo an internal review to ensure that all safety measures were in place and to determine if any preventative action could be taken to avoid similar happenings in the future.

Source: Patch

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