A SMART bus driver has pleaded no contest to falling asleep at the wheel and causing a crash last October.
Investigators say the 37-year-old woman was walking in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by the bus.
Investigators say it appears the bus driver just didn’t see the woman.
Authorities say a 65-year-old SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into six vehicles, leaving two people hospitalized.
A judge has ruled in favor of a former metro Detroit bus system employee of Iraqi descent who said a co-worker made ethnic slurs against him.
SMART bus officials say their operations are poised to run out of gas — unless they get more money from taxpayers.
As Detroit moves forward in an effort to improve regional transportation, if you take the time now you can find ways around the city and never have to sit behind the wheel.
“At this time we have some indication that there may have been some alcohol …”
The incident happened on Orchard Lake Road between 11 Mile Road and I-696 in Farmington Hills.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lost his bid on Friday to keep more than $7 million in federal funds for the DDOT.