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3 Hurt When Pipes Crash Through Bus Window During Accident



    Pipes Crash Through Window of Moving Bus in Bourne

    Pipes shattered the glass on a Peter Pan Bus injuring two people

    (Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018)

    Three people were injured when pipes from a work truck crashed through the windows of a Peter Pan bus, sending glass flying, during an accident on Cape Cod Wednesday morning.

    Massachusetts State Police said the crash happened around 8 a.m. on MacArthur Boulevard in Bourne, just south of the Bourne Bridge.

    The victims were taken to Falmouth Hospital with minor injuries. The remaining passengers on board were put on another coach bus and continued on to their destinations.

    State police at the scene of a crash involving a Peter Pan bus and another vehicle in Bourne, Massachusetts, on May 2, 2018.
    Photo credit: David Curran

    A spokesman for Peter Pan said the bus started its route in Woods Hole on Wednesday morning and had stops in Falmouth, Bourne, Boston and Logan Airport.

    When the accident occurred, pipes from a work truck struck the bus and went through the windows. No passengers were hit by the pipes. All of the injuries were from broken glass.

    There was a significant fuel spill as a result of the crash, according to police. The investigation into the crash is ongoing. The bus is being looked at by the state Department of Public Utilities.

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