April 22, 2016- A city bus and SUV accident took place in Southeast Fresno, on Friday. The FAX bus collision happened at approximately 11:00 AM, on Chestnut Avenue, north of Butler Avenue.
Reports said that the bus came to a stop at the railroad crossing on Chestnut Avenue, at the intersection of Atchison Avenue. As the vehicle started to move, a 2009 Dodge Journey crashed into the left rear, while headed northbound.
The crossover SUV’s 27 year old driver reportedly fell asleep at the wheel, after working all night.
Six people were reported to have been on the bus at the time the Sport Utility Vehicle hit it.
One passenger, a female, 25, sustained minor to moderate injuries. She was transported to a hospital.
No other injuries were reported.