BOSTON (CBS) – A pedestrian hit by an MBTA bus late Thursday night in Dorchester has died. Police are continuing their investigation into the accident.
The man suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash that took place on Massachusetts Avenue near Theodore Glynn Way around 10:25 p.m. Thursday night.READ MORE: MCAS Results From 2021 Spring Exam Show Expected Pandemic-Related Drops In Math And English Scores
The bus was turning right onto Theodore Glynn Way when it hit the pedestrian.
Evidence markers were placed around the wheels of an MBTA bus, which was marked off by police tape at the scene.READ MORE: Survey Identifies Massachusetts City With The Rudest Drivers
Officers could also be seen searching the exterior and interior of the bus.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.
The 56-year-old bus driver has been with the MBTA since 2010. The driver is out of service while police investigate, which is standard protocol.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson Says Its Booster Shot 94% Effective Against COVID-19
No further details are currently available.