Man airlifted after East Point MARTA bus crash

11:08 PM, Feb 19, 2013   |    comments
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EAST POINT, Ga. -- One man is in critical condition and five others hospitalized after an accident between a MARTA bus and a Toyota Corolla in south Atlanta on Tuesday evening. 

The incident happened on Buffington Road at Roosevelt Highway in East Point. According to Fulton County Police, the MARTA bus was travelling SB on Roosevelt Highway when it was struck, almost head on, by the Toyota. 

Officials say, the driver of the car was airlifted to Grady Memorial and his passenger was transported via ground transportation. Four bus passengers were also injured, however, their injuries are non-life threatening. 

The MARTA bus driver will be charged. 

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