Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Accident involving GVT bus still under investigation

Today's accident at 29 Road and North Avenue involving a Grand Valley Transit bus is still under investigation.

As such, no other information can be immediately released.

MV Transportation, which operates GVT, has issued this statement:

"As the private transportation partner to Grand Valley Transit, MV Transportation is committed to providing safe and reliable public transit services to the residents of Mesa County and the surrounding area. Today, a vehicle operated by MV Transportation was involved in a serious pedestrian accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with all involved, and we are fully cooperating with the police investigation into this incident. We are simultaneously conducting our own internal investigation as well.

"Per our company policy, the bus operator has been removed from service pending the outcome of both investigations. Due to the serious nature of this incident, we cannot release any further information or details at this time. However, the safety of our riders, our bus operators and the public remains our number one priority."

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