2 dead, 2 hurt, hit by car at bus stop

Dec. 28, 2012 at 7:17 PM

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Two people were killed and two were severely injured Friday when a car struck them at a bus stop in Riverside, Calif., police said.

The victims were struck just before 1 p.m. PST, when a vehicle drifted across three lanes, hit a utility pole and then rammed into a bench at the bus stop, Officer Bryan Galbreath said.

The driver of the vehicle was treated for minor injuries and then taken to a police station for question, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported.

Police have not released the names of the victims. The two who died at the scene were identified as a woman and a female minor, and the two who were taken to Riverside Community Hospital with severe injuries were identified as a woman and a man.

Galbreath said there was no indication that speed or alcohol or drug impairment were factors in the crash.

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