One Killed, Two Hospitalized in Broward Bus Collision in Plantation

Authorities investigating crash that killed passenger in SUV, sent 2 others to hospital

By Brian Hamacher
|  Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012  |  Updated 9:52 AM EDT
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Authorities at the scene of a fatal crash in Plantation involving a Broward County Transit bus.

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One person was killed and two others hospitalized after an SUV collided with a Broward County bus in Plantation Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. at Broward Boulevard and Northwest 108th Avenue, Plantation Fire Rescue Chief Joel Gordon said.

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It's unknown how the crash happened. The passenger of the SUV was killed at the scene and the driver of the SUV was taken to Broward General Hospital as a level 1 trauma, Gordon said.

Four people were on the bus at the time of the crash, and one of them was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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The crash caused the eastbound side of Broward Boulevard to be closed between Hiatus and Nob Hill Roads. It was later reopened.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

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