Five Injured in Crash Involving a Monroe City Bus

Monroe -- Five people were injured, one seriously, in a crash Tuesday morning involving a Monroe City bus.

The crash happened at the intersection of 18th and Desiard.

Police say a Monroe City Bus was westbound on Desiard St. when a 2002 Buick Century traveling Eastbound on Desiard conducted a left turn in front of the bus, causing the two to crash.

Four persons on the city bus were transported to area hospitals by AMR for what is described as minor injuries.

The driver of the Buick vehicle was transported to a local hospital by AMR for what is described as serious injuries. 

Both vehicles needed to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the Buick, Evoria Gardner of Monroe. was issued a citation for Improper Turn.

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