14 injured in wreck involving MARTA bus, 2 cars in SW Atlanta


A wreck involving a MARTA bus and two other vehicles left 14 people complaining of injuries Friday night in southwest Atlanta, authorities said.

The incident happened about 9:15 p.m. at the intersection of Delowe Drive and Campbellton Road, Atlanta police said. MARTA spokeswoman Stephany Fisher said the two cars “got into an accident, and one of the cars hit a bus.”

Two people in one of the cars were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. On the bus, 12 passengers complained of neck and back pain, authorities said.

Fisher said the passengers were evaluated at the scene, but didn’t require additional medical attention.

No other details on the crash have been released.

Early Friday, a MARTA bus was involved in a deadly crash in Palmetto, AJC.com previously reported. The Georgia State Patrol said a man was killed after his pickup truck crossed the center lane on Roosevelt Highway and collided with the bus.

MORE: Pickup driver killed after colliding with MARTA bus in Palmetto

There were no passengers on the bus, and the driver was taken to Atlanta Medical Center after suffering injuries to his lower extremities, authorities said.

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