RTD bus crash: 2 injured when RTD bus, car collide

There are 11 comments on the Fox 31 KDVR story from Jul 5, 2010, titled RTD bus crash: 2 injured when RTD bus, car collide. In it, Fox 31 KDVR reports that:

Two people were hospitalized after an RTD bus collided with a car next to Denver's Auraria campus Monday evening.

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the_punnisher

Greeley, CO

#1 Jul 5, 2010
Not again! Time to look VERY CLOSELY at the companies and people that RTD hires.

Buses CANNOT " beat " a yellow light by stepping on the gas; furthermore the acceleration will toss the passenger around unless the driver hollers " hang on ".

The driver making the turn has to yield to oncoming traffic; that means you will have to smoke the tires and still yell " hang on " if you are carrying a passenger.

RTD is in for another lawsuit/settlement; we don't pay taxes for this, we pay them for Light Rail. It has been past time for RTD to under stand this; maybe the public should pull their support until RTD cleans up their act.
Angel

United States

#2 Jul 5, 2010
my family was in that bus!!!!
cook

United States

#3 Jul 5, 2010
My Family was in that bus!!!
arvenne

United States

#4 Jul 6, 2010
..........This is HILARIOUS.......!! LOL .......... Bus driver must "SMOKE the TIRES and YELL........"HANG ON" " We the passengers are then required to GRAB the nearest HANDRAIL (as the tires are being LIT UP).... and the engine is ROARING, speed limits IGNORED, everybody GET OUT OF THE WAY......!! We're COMING THROUGH........!! If you DIE you DIE........ LOL WHO CARES........!!
BlackwaterDenver

Denver, CO

#5 Jul 6, 2010
I think the driver was my best friend, the sole passenger was immediate family and the car looks like my next door neighbor's car or something like that.
ALF

Littleton, CO

#6 Jul 6, 2010
RTD - Rough, Tough, Deadly, Dangerous, or Dirty...take your pick.
Robert Chase

Denver, CO

#7 Jul 6, 2010
The system which allows a cartel to prey upon public transit in Denver must be ended. The private corporations to which public transit must be subcontracted in Denver are just sucking money out of the system -- they do not maintain the buses, sticking RTD with the tab, and they are diverting the monies which should be going to properly train their drivers into the pockets of owners instead. Stop subcontracting any business to these criminal entities and build a real public transportation system!

All the nitwits who still think that Denver's future is so bright they need to wear sunglasses better wake up to the collapse of public transit underway now -- great cities do not make such incompetent arrangements for people to get around.
vomit

Denver, CO

#8 Jul 6, 2010
BlackwaterDenver wrote:
I think the driver was my best friend, the sole passenger was immediate family and the car looks like my next door neighbor's car or something like that.
sounds SO familiar. deja vu.
lite_in_loafers

United States

#9 Jul 6, 2010
My dog was on that bus. RTD = Ride To Die.
department of hard labor

Denver, CO

#10 Jul 6, 2010
my money is goin to pay for rtd and the lawsuits which will follow.

can you say "rate increase?"
JEREMY STOUT

Denver, CO

#11 Dec 19, 2013
I WAS IN THE CAR THAT COLLIDED WITH THIS BUS. DUE TO VERY INCOMPANTANT LEGAL HELP I WAS BARELY COMPENSATED FOR THIS LIFE ALLTERING ACCIDENT!

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