Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Roosevelt Island Red Bus Crash With MTA Q102 This Morning At The Octagon Building

Received reports this morning of an accident between a Roosevelt Island Red Bus and MTA Q102 Bus happening about 7:40 AM including:

A reader reports:
Red bus had collided smack into the front of the MTA bus in front of the octagon driveway.  Tons of public safety and an ambulance.
 According to this Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) advisory issued at 7:59:
North bound traffic is delayed on Main St. due to vehicle accident at 888 Main St.


Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group
At 8:45, RIOC updated advisory:
North bound traffic is flowing normal.


Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group
I've asked RIOC for more information on what happened. Will update when additional information available.

UPDATE 9 PM: RIOC Public Safety Department Director Jack McManus reports that it is unclear whether the Red Bus hit the MTA Bus or vice versa. Mr. McManus adds that the Q102 Bus Driver and two Q102 passengers were taken to the emergency room but their injuries were not considered serious.

C. Grant shares these pictures of Red Bus and Q 102 crash at the Octagon this morning.

Images from C. Grant