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BC Transit Driver Passes Out, Crashes

A Broome County Transit Bus crashed into a tree this morning in the town of chenango after police say the driver suffered a medical emergency which caused him to temporarily lose consciousness.

Authorities say the 52-year-old bus driver from Vestal was traveling on Chenango Bridge Road around 9 Tuesday morning when his bus left the road, traveled through a parking lot and struck a tree in front of the UHS building. He suffered minor injuries to his face and was taken to a local hospital. No one was on the bus at the time of the crash, however there was slight damage to the UHS building.