Paris woman ticketed following crash between a car and an MTD bus
CHAMPAIGN— A Paris woman was ticketed for improper lane usage following a crash Tuesday afternoon between a car and a Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus.
According to a Champaign police report, Evelyn Hays, 63, of Paris was driving a car west on Town Center Boulevard near Ryder Lane at 1:31 p.m. The MTD bus was also headed west on Town Center Boulevard and had stopped at Ryder Lane for passengers.
As the bus completed its stop and began to move forward, police said Hays tried to make a right turn in front of it from the left lane of Town Center Boulevard to enter the Menards parking lot.
When the bus driver put on the brakes to try to avoid the collision, several passengers on the bus were hurt.
Two men and two women on the bus were taken to Provena Covenant Medical Center and Carle Foundation Hospital for treatment or evaluation. None of the three occupants of the car was reported injured.
Hays was ticketed for improper lane usage.