Metro bus driver in accident on leave
4:45 p.m. Update: Metro spokeswoman Cathy Asato said the bus driver was taken for routine drug and alcohol testing. The driver, who has worked for Metro since 2003, is on leave while Metro investigates the incident, she said.
-- Ann Scott Tyson
Original post: A Metro bus struck a pedestrian Tuesday night in Southeast Washington, a Metro spokeswoman said.
A bus on the W-2 route "made contact" with a man at Alabama Avenue and Irving Street about 8:45 p.m, Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said.
The extent of the man's injuries was not immediately clear. Farbstein said the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
-- Martin Weil
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