PHOTOS: Metro Transit bus loses control on Nicollet Mall

PHOTOS: Metro Transit bus loses control, drives down Nicollet Mall sidewalk

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MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

A Metro Transit bus driver may have suffered a medical emergency Friday morning when they lost control of the bus and ended up on the sidewalk along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.

The bus crashed into street lights, garbage cans and part of the WCCO-TV building before coming to rest around 10 a.m.

The driver was put on a stretcher and taken to the hospital. No pedestrians or passengers of the bus were seriously injured. According to WCCO (http://cbsloc.al/1lFjWj4) a bicyclist who was sideswiped by the bus was treated at the scene for minor injuries. A passenger of the bus also twisted an ankle while running toward the driver to help.

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