SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Eight people were injured Saturday evening just north of the Ferry Building in San Francisco in a tour bus crash, fire officials said. Two of them were children.
The first report of the crash came in at 5:53 p.m. on the northbound side of The Embarcadero at Broadway.
The double-decker bus hit a black Ford SUV.
All eight suffered minor injuries, according to fire officials. Seven were taken to a hospital and one person refused treatment.
The driver of the SUV was cited for an illegal lane change. Andrew Smith, General Manager and Senior VP of Big Bus Tours said the SUV moved from the left lane in front of the Big Bus double-decker.
“Police investigation has it listed as a fender-bender,” said Smith. “The (tour bus) driver was fine, a little shaken up, but fine.”
Last month, a crash involving a double-decker tour bus in San Francisco’s Union Square injured 20, according to police and fire officials.
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