Bus-SUV crash clogs rush hour

One of the North Side passenger buses – the No. 8 route – was involved in a car accident around 7am Tuesday.  

The jitney bus and a Nissan SUV collided on Godfrey Nixon Way near Eastern Avenue. There was no immediate word on what caused the crash. 

A total of seven people were taken to the hospital, five with minor injuries and two with more serious hurts. All were expected to recover.  

Godfrey Nixon Way was closed during a significant portion of Tuesday’s morning rush hour due to the accident. 

Car Crash Eastern Ave Godfrey Nixon

Police take measurements Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle car crash that tied up traffic near Eastern Avenue for several minutes. – Photo: Jeff Brammer

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