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Latest RTD crash
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 19, 1985 reads, "Police and paramedics have their hands full treating dozens of people injured when an RTD bus and a U.S. Postal Service truck collided and both ran through a fence in a Skid Row area Friday. A 4-year-old was critically injured and his 25-year-old pregnant mother also was injured but in stable condition. Neither driver was seriously hurt, but 33 people were taken to six hospitals with minor injuries. Although witnesses say the postal truck ran a stop sign on Gladys Avenue at Fifth Street and ran into the bus, police have yet to determine the cause of the collision. It was the second accident in about 24 hours involving an RTD bus. A chain-reaction mishap in Commerce Thursday involved 47 passengers."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Southern California Rapid Transit District
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Buses--California--Los Angeles
Mail trucks--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Allied health personnel--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Fire engines--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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