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33 people injured in downtown bus collision

Two buses crashed into each other last Saturday morning at a minor intersection in Guadalajara’s centro historico, leaving 33 people injured.  No fatalities were reported.

According to witnesses, the driver of a 258 bus heading west along calle San Felipe ran a red light and slammed into a 54 bus traveling north on calle Contreras Medellin.  The impact sent the latter bus sailing head first into a corner store.

People aboard both buses suffered head wounds and complained of spinal pain, according to Felipe de Jesus Lopez Sahagun, director of the Fire Department and Civil Protection of Guadalajara.

A paramedic with the Red Cross reported several minor fractures and contusions among his charges.  According to the medic, the injured were from six to 65 years of age.

The roles of the drivers in the accident, both whom sustained  injuries, are currently being investigated.

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