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Bus collision closes North Ave on New Year’s Eve

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Published: Jan. 1, 2021 at 10:03 AM MST|Updated: Jan. 4, 2021 at 3:16 PM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Eastbound North Ave closed Thursday night near 28 1/2 Road after a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a Grand Valley Transit bus.

The Grand Junction Police Department reports that the truck was traveling westbound on North Aven near 29 Road when it struck the center median and crossed into the eastbound lanes, continuing in the wrong lanes until striking the bus.

The driver of the truck along with two bus riders were taken to the hospital. The driver of the pickup sustained serious injuries. That driver was also arrested for DUI and reckless driving.

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