FIRST ON 2: RTA bus slams into parked cars, sending one airborne in Dayton


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — An RTA bus slammed into parked cars on a Dayton street, sending one rolling nearly two blocks.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the 700 block of Troy Street, near Leonhard Street.

Police say the bus hit three parked cars, sending one rolling nearly 700 feet. That car crashed into another parked car nearly two blocks away.

Another vehicle went airborn after being hit by the bus, before crashing down on its side.

An RTA pole was also damaged in the crash.

You can watch the surveillance video here:

One passenger on the RTA bus suffered minor injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. No one else was hurt.

Police say the bus driver was cooperating with the investigation.

Authorities are working to learn what caused the crash. According to police, the bus driver is likely to be cited.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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