Driver flees after crash with MBTA bus in Somerville

Authorities are looking for a driver who crashed with an MBTA bus Wednesday evening in Somerville and fled the scene.

The motorist cut into the path of the Route 90 bus, and made contact near Highland Avenue and Putnam Street, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said.

The driver abandoned their car, Pesaturo said.


There were no injuries. The incident happened at about 6:35 p.m.

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Both vehicles were towed from the scene, he said.

A dispatcher for Somerville police said she could not provide any information about the crash.

The crash is under investigation, Pesaturo said.

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