METAIRIE, La. (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Jefferson Transit bus crash in Metairie Sunday afternoon.
Deputies say a bus was rear-ended by a 1992 Nissan Maxima around 4:45 p.m. in the 3200 block of Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
Six passengers were on the bus at the time of the crash. One passenger was treated for injuries at the scene. A second passenger was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the Nissan Maxima, who has only been identified as a female, was also transported to a local hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.
JPSO says it is currently unclear if the driver suffered a medical emergency before the crash or died as a result of the crash. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
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