Cause named in bus vs. house crash

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">An accident involving a SEPTA bus, a car, and a house left multiple people injured.</span></div>
February 15, 2009 7:41:21 AM PST
An accident involving a SEPTA bus and a house left multiple people injured Saturday afternoon.It happened at around 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon on the 4000 block of Ford Road.

According to Gerry Williams from SEPTA, the driver lost control of the bus when he began chocking on a throat lozenge while turning onto the 4000 block of Ford Road.

He struck a total of 5 vehicles and knocked down a utility pole before slamming into a row home. There were 7 people on the bus, including the driver - all were transported to area hospitals where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

Luckily, minimal damage was sustain to the house and PECO and L&I indicated the house was safe and able to be occupied.

One of the victims was a 72-year-old man who suffered chest injuries. His vitals were stable when he was transported to Temple Hospital.

Other victims include a 43-year-old woman, a 49-year-old woman, and a 56-year-old male.

Once again, all are reporting non-life threatening injuries.

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