Bus Crash in Waltham Under Investigation

WALTHAM - Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham Chief of Police Kevin O’Connell have confirmed the ongoing investigation into a crash that occurred last night in Waltham involving a shuttle bus that was transporting 27 students from Brandeis University from a hockey game at Northeastern University.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the bus crashed into a tree on South Street at approximately 10:32 p.m.  One student was pronounced dead on scene. The remaining 26 students and the driver of the bus sustained injuries of varying degrees and were all transported to area hospitals.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation  by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Waltham Police, the  Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police Crash Reconstruction Section.

No identities are being released at this time. No charges have been filed.

The Waltham Police urge anyone who may have witnessed this accident or have any information to contact the Waltham Police Department at (781) 314-3600