A mother is blaming potholes for an accident yesterday which caused a passenger bus to slam into a utility pole seriously injuring a passenger.
The elderly man received injuries to his back and neck and was treated in the hospital for his injuries while other passengers reported bruises and scratches.
But the woman whose son was in the front seat escaped injury after he braced for impact.
Delroy’s bus was traveling in the Crab Hill area near OJ’s when he swerved to avoid a pothole. But the driver lost control of the vehicle, slamming instead into a utility pole.
“It’s all because of this pothole crap,” the woman said.
“Someone should be out there, more vigilant and if anything, put up a sign saying pothole ahead. So, the person can know to slow down and be more careful,” she added.
The mother says police officers reporting accidents should not only give the number of crashes but tell people the cause.
“It’s not always the driver, the potholes need to fix,” she insisted.
“When you get hurt and you can’t work who you go sue?