Tire Blowout the Cause of Megabus Accident


LITCHFIELD IL – The driver who crashed a Megabus on interstate 55 earlier this month said a tire blowout caused the tragedy.

25 year old Preston Taylor says he heard a front tire pop, but did not jam on the brakes. Taylor said that prevented the bus from rolling over, instead it slammed into a bridge pillar.

The accident killed one passenger. Taylor is still recovering from his injuries.

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