SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BCN)– A 43-year-old man is in the hospital with major injuries, after he was struck by a bus late Friday, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the California Highway Patrol. The CHP responded to a 9:48 p.m. report of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian on westbound State Route 129 west of Harvest Drive.
An investigation found that Watsonville resident Salvadore Aguirre was walking in the westbound traffic lane when he was hit by a westbound bus driven by 44-year-old Terry Johnson, of Santa Cruz. Aguirre was taken to a local hospital with major injuries. Johnson remained on scene until emergency responders arrived.
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The cause of the crash is under investigation and investigators have not yet determined if alcohol or drugs were a factor, CHP officials said.
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