Terrible news. Here is the statement from Metro:
Metro is saddened to learn of the passing of one of our family members this morning as a result of a horrific accident in downtown Los Angeles. Our thoughts and prayers are with the bus operator’s family and friends during this difficult time. A thorough investigation of the accident is underway.
A tow truck collided with a Metro bus that had just gone into service about 5 a.m. this morning at 5th and Broadway. There were not yet any passengers on board the bus.
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I’m a mail carrier and serve eight metro drivers/operators. I’m so sorry for your loss. This one really touched my heart. May God Bless and Carry you safely home as you have done for us.
CEO Art Leahy says SLOW DOWN, and he means all of us.
Please let the family no my prayers go out to me I use to be a bus driver in a another city. I know what is like to lose a love one but us drivers have it hard when you are working with the public.
My prayers and sympathy to the family of Olivia Gamboa.
I am an Employee Transportation Coordinator. (ETC) MTA Metro has been part of the working life for many years now. I am so so sorry for the lost of your Operator. God Bless and prayers and thoughts to MTA and the family.
So terribly sad. Much love to the operators family and to all the Los Angeles Metro operators.
I’m so sorry for everyone affected by the loss of this life. I am in prayer for to grant peace to the operator’s family, friends and co-workers.
So sorry to hear this news, Condolences to the family, and fellow operators.
Prayers are extended to the family and to all those who are grieving during this time.
We are family at metro and we are deeply sadden for the lost of one of our own..our prayes to the Family of all.
The irony, smh. Rest in Peace
so sad may she rest in peace godbless.
My heart breaks thinking of a hard-working driver already at work 5am in the morning…and then this happens…If it turns out the tow truck driver is at fault – then he needs to pay and support the driver’s family for the rest of their lives.
My prayers goes out to the family may she rest in peace !
Rest in peace.