One dead after car crashes into COTA bus in east Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A man is dead after driving a car into the back of a bus Tuesday night in east Columbus.

According to Columbus police, a man driving a red Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on East Livingston Avenue, near the Wellesley Road, Eastmoor Boulevard intersection, at around 11:15 p.m. As the driver approached the area, he rear-ended a COTA bus that was stopped just west of the intersection.

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The driver, 24-year-old Kevin Jones, was extracted from the car and taken to Grant Medical Center in life-threatening condition. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver of the COTA bus and one adult passenger were taken to Grant Medical Center and listed in stable condition.

The Accident Investigation Unit responded to the scene and continues to investigate the incident.

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