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Megabus with 53 passengers involved in an accident on I-75

Posted at 3:03 PM, Nov 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 20:14:29-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol responded to an accident involving a Megabus with 53 passengers and a vehicle on I-75 at Daniels Parkway. The vehicle was traveling north on I-75 in the right lane as it entered I-75 from the entrance ramp of Daniels Parkway. The Megabus was traveling north on I-75 in the center lane.

The vehicle made an improper lane change in front of the bus. The front of the bus struck the rear of the vehicle. The bus came to a final rest in the center lane, unable to be moved due to the damage. Northbound I-75 center lanes were reopened at 2:19 pm.

The Megabus was towed away, and another bus was called in to pick up the 53 passengers. No injuries were reported.