Two Hurt in St. Cloud Metro Bus Crash
ST. CLOUD - Two people were taken to the hospital after a Metro Bus crashed in St. Cloud on Tuesday morning.
The incident happened at about 9:00 a.m. on 7th Avenue at 1st Street North.
Police say the bus driver, 33-year-old Benjamin Koubsky of St. Cloud, potentially had an unknown medical condition while the bus was traveling south.
The bus crossed the center line, and eventually went over the east curb and hit a light pole in the 100 block of 7th Avenue North.
Koubsky was taken to St. Cloud Hospital by ambulance with no visible injuries.
There were five passengers on the bus at the time of the incident. One passenger, 81-year-old Richard Olson of St. Cloud, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for minor injuries. Two other passengers complained of minor injuries but didn't need medical attention.
The light pole had extensive damage and the bus had minor damage from the incident.