Disney Bus Transporting Passengers Involved in Accident

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Reports are coming in this evening of an accident involving a Disney Bus carrying passengers and a SUV. The accident occurred near the McDonald’s and the All Star Resort area on Buena Vista Drive.

Reports from the scene state that the windshield of the bus is shattered and paramedics are assisting passengers off the bus.

People are advised to avoid the area around Buena Vista Drive and Osceola Parkway as it is completely blocked by the accident and with several ambulances on the scene assisting the injured.

Updated Monday August 7, 2017: The accident is said to have occurred when the SUV, driven by Ritesh Bhagani, ran a red light on Osceola Parkway and slammed into bus. There were 19 passengers on the bus at the time of impact.

Five people were transported to the hospital with injuries following the crash. The driver of the Disney bus, Collins Yakep, is reported to have serious injuries while two passengers on the bus had minor injuries. The driver of the SUV and the passenger in his vehicle were transported to the hospital with minor injuries as well.

Charges are pending in the accident.

Stay tuned to Chip & Co for updates.

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