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UTA bus crashes into gas station, vacant hotel in Provo after being hit by pickup truck

Posted at 7:14 AM, Mar 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-30 13:39:30-04

PROVO, Utah — A UTA bus crashed into a vacant hotel in Provo after being hit by a pickup truck in Provo on Wednesday morning.

According to Provo Fire Rescue, two people were injured in the accident, which happened around 5 a.m. as the bus was heading west on University Parkway.

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UTA bus crashes into gas station, vacant hotel in Provo after being hit by pickup truck Wednesday March 20 2022

UTA officials said the truck broadsided the bus, which was heading towards the BYU campus, at 150 East, sending it towards a gas pump and the hotel.

The driver of the truck had to be extricated from the vehicle. Two passengers riding the bus at the time of the accident were not injured.

The extent of the injuries of those taken to the hospital is unknown, but drug or alcohol use were not considered to be the cause of the accident.