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Bus plows into cars on the tollway

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus driver who who crashed into several cars on the Dallas North Tollway last month was fired Monday. Veolia Transportation, DART's paratransit operator, on fired the bus driver, who had a good safety record and more than 11 years of experience. "There is no evidence at this time of any violation of Veolia cellphone policies or drug or alcohol use," said Ken Westbrook, Veolia Transportation president. "Safety must always be our highest priority," Westbrook said. DART released video that shows the paratransit bus driver was not using a cellphone. The video shows that the driver was looking straight ahead at the time of the wreck.The bus smashed into four cars in the southbound lanes of the toll road near Harry Hines Boulevard on June 29. Two people were injured, including Jose Sepulveda, a husband and father of two. Firefighters had to cut Sepulveda from his

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Added: Jul-12-2012 Occurred On: Jun-29-2012
By: brrrtmn
Regional News
Tags: dallas, bus, accident, cctv, dash cam, texas, usa
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States (load item map)
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