PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One person remains hospitalized after a SEPTA bus and tractor-trailer collided in the city’s Frankford section on Tuesday morning.
The accident happened on Frankford Avenue at Orthodox Street, around 5:30 a.m.
SEPTA officials say a Route 5 bus that was travelling north on Frankford Avenue came into contact with a tractor-trailer that was turning onto Frankford Avenue from Orthodox Street.
All 15 passengers that were on the bus were taken to Einstein Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The bus driver was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No word on the driver of the tractor-trailer.
Rt 3 & 5 buses were detoured.
A second accident also involving a SEPTA bus happened around 9 a.m. on Girard Avenue, near the Philadelphia Zoo. There were only minor injuries reported, but traffic was temporarily blocked for part of the morning.