VIDEO: Crash leaves 1 dead, sends AC Transit Bus into two Berkeley homes

BERKELEY (KRON) — One person has died after a car struck an AC Transit Bus then crashed into the front of a Berkeley home Thursday morning.

KRON4’s Lydia Pantazes says the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. near Ashby and California.

Sergent Andrew Frankel with the Berkeley Police Department says a red sedan collided with the AC Transit bus. The collision forced the bus into a parked car and home.

Frankel says the driver of the red sedan was killed in the accident.

One passenger was onboard the bus at the time of the crash and was interviewed by investigators.

Berkeley police say the bus driver and one passenger were not injured in the crash. They say no one inside the home was injured.

Expect delays and detours on Lines 12, 80 & 81. Lines 80 and 81 on Ashby Ave are on detour between Sacramento St. and MLK Jr Way. until further notice.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.



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