Bus Runs Over Woman's Hand

Woman was trying to get on the bus when the freak accident occurred

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Apr 15, 2012  |  Updated 11:53 AM PDT
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Bus Runs Over Woman's Hand

Eric S. Page

An MTS bus accidentally ran over a woman's hand Saturday night.

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A city bus accidentally ran over a woman’s hand at the intersection of 5th Ave. and Upas St. on Saturday night.

The unusual traffic incident occurred at 8:50 p.m. in the Park West area.

According to authorities, a woman in her 40s was running to catch an MTS bus when she tripped and fell to the ground. The bus then ran over her hand.

The victim was transported to a local trauma center with serious hand injuries, police said. It is unclear if she sustained any further injuries, other than those to her hand.

Traffic Division is currently investigating the incident.

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