Multi-vehicle crash involving MARTA bus sends 1 to hospital

Police are at the scene of a crash involving a MARTA bus that sent at least one person to the hospital Wednesday morning.

MARTA officials tell FOX 5 the accident happened at Highway 85 and Valley Hill Road around 6 a.m.

According to Riverdale police, a driver of a van attempted to run a light at the intersection and struck the bus. After the impact, the MARTA bus veered off and hit a pole.

Medics rushed the driver of the van to a nearby hospital. Their condition is not known at the time.

MARTA says the bus operator and a passenger were also injured in the collision.  

The crash shut down all Highway 85's northbound lanes at the intersection. Officials recommend planning an alternative route or expecting delays.

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