Two taken to hospital after tractor trailer collides with RIPTA bus

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Two RIPTA passengers were taken to the hospital after a tractor trailer collided with a bus in Pawtucket.

The crash occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Church and Pine Streets.

The tractor trailer operator, who was not identified, was cited for a red light violation, according to police.

Two people aboard the bus complained of back injuries and were taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

Police said both vehicles sustained damage in the crash. The RIPTA bus was towed from the scene, while the tractor trailer was drivable.

The crash remains under investigation.

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