Bus Driver Crashes Near Rose Parade Area

A tour bus driver died after suffering a medical problem and crashing into a light pole near the Rose Parade viewing area.

According to the LA Times:

Passengers reported that the driver – a 66-year-old man – had a "medical incident" at about 9:30 a.m. today before he clipped the pole on Orange Grove Boulevard and backed into some bushes, said Pasadena police spokeswoman Janet Pope Givens.

"We're trying to determine whether or not he may have had a medical incident which caused the accident, or if he had the accident which caused the medical incident," she said.

Nearby firefighters arrived within minutes but the man later died at the hospital. None of the of 31 bus passengers were injured, the Times reported.

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