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Driver dies after crashing into bus at Mesa intersection

Posted at 8:02 AM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 10:03:39-05

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in Mesa say a man is dead after his car slammed into the back of a city bus.

Police say the collision happened Sunday night near Dobson Road and Rio Salado Parkway.

The driver rear-ended the Valley Metro bus, which was stopped at a red traffic light.

Authorities say the driver died from his injuries. No injuries were reported among those on the bus.

Investigators are still trying to determine if driver impairment was a factor.

The driver's name has not been released.