5 injured during crash between SUV, Madison Metro bus

A Madison Metro bus was sent off the road and into a retaining wall after it was hit by a SUV Tuesday night.
Madison bus crash
Madison Fire Dept.

MADISON, Wis. — Five people were injured after an SUV crashed into a Madison Metro bus Tuesday night, according to a release by the Madison Fire Department.

Emergency crews were sent to the intersection of Odana and Gammon roads around 10:40 p.m.

Madison police said the SUV failed to stop at a red light. The force of the crash sent the bus off the road and into a retaining wall near West Towne Mall.

Four people in the SUV and the bus driver were taken to the hospital, the release said. The only passenger on the bus wasn’t hurt.

Police said the SUV driver was processed on suspicion of operating while intoxicated and cited for several traffic violations.