Monday, August 7, 2017

Car slams into Disney World bus, injures driver and passengers

The driver of a Disney World bus and two passengers were taken to area hospitals after a car ran a red light and ra
mmed into the side of the bus, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Ritesh Bhagani, 34, of Winter Garden was driving a Cadillac SUV north on Buena Vista Drive when he ran a red light and struck the left front side of the bus, according to troopers with the patrol, WKMG reported.

The accident took place Sunday, August 6, 2017, at about 6:30 p.m., highway patrol Sgt. Kim Montes told the Orlando Sentinel. The bus had 19 passengers aboard.

The bus driver, Collins Yakep, 47, of Orlando was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. Two passengers were taken to Dr. P. Phillips Hospital with minor injuries, WKMG reporter.

Charges are pending against the driver of the Cadillac SUV, police said.
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