Driver Arrested After Car Crashes into MBTA Bus, Injuring up to 20

A car and the Route 240 bus crashed around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning near 1183 North Main St. in Randolph, the Boston Globe reports.

An MBTA police spokesperson told the Globe that Stephen Griswold, 30, of Franklin was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of drugs.:

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Transit Police Lieutenant Richard Sullivan said that the 30-year-old Griswold was traveling southbound on North Main Street when his Ford 500 sedan slammed into the bus traveling north with 34 passengers on board.

Sullivan said that, according to witnesses, Griswold’s Ford crossed the yellow double line and traveled south 50 feet in the northbound lane when he hit the bus.

WCVB News report cites a Randolph Fire official who said 20 people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. There were 35 passengers on the bus.

None of the injuries are considered life threatening.