Wrong-way driver hits Sound Transit bus on Interstate 90 on Mercer Island

The driver of a Ford pickup drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 on Mercer Island and hit a Sound Transit bus with approximately 35 passengers on board around 8:30pm on Thursday night. The driver of the pick up truck continued driving the wrong way after the bus accident for about 1/2 mile before abandoning his truck and fleeing. Bellevue police apprehended the man a short time later.

The bus driver was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. None of the bus passengers were injured according to a report in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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