Disabled Passengers Aboard Bus Call 911 in La Mesa, 4 Treated at Hospital

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Passengers aboard a MTS bus for travelers with disabilities recently called 911 during a ride in La Mesa. The caller reported that their driver was driving erratical and ignoring passengers — four were ultimately sent to the hospital

San Diego 6 reported on Tuesday that passengers were airborne when the driver speed over speed bumps in La Mesa. 

MTS referred all questions by the news station to First Transit, the company that operates the MTS Access paratransit line.

“Although it is not the policy of First Transit to comment on matters during ongoing or pending litigation, I can assure you that safety is a core value of First Transit. The safety of First Transit passengers, as well as those with whom First Transit shares the roads, is a responsibility that First Transit takes very seriously,” spokesperson Stephanie Creech said via email to San Diego 6.

Watch the news report above. 


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