Roof Torn Off Illinois Double-Decker Tour Bus In Bizarre Accident
A nice group visiting Chicago was having a great tour of the city until their bus was involved in a strange accident.
Unique Ways To Tour Chicago
Chicago is a world-class city with so many amazing things to check out. It can become overwhelming for a tourist to figure out the best way to maximize their visit. Luckily, there are some unique ways to experience it firsthand. You can do tours by segway scooter, boat, bike, walking, and even a double-decker bus.
Double-Decker Bus Tours Are A Unique Experience In Illinois
The double-decker bus tour is a cool way to experience Chicago because if you sit on the second level there is a great view. You can see over all the other cars on the road and of course, there's always tons of traffic in the city. At the same time, the Windy City is filled with bridges, viaducts, and overpasses. Larger vehicles have to be very careful because they are too tall to go under some of those structures.
Double-Decker Tour Bus Accident In Chicago
Recently, during an afternoon tour on one of those double-decker buses in Chicago, there was an accident. The driver didn't realize the bus was too tall to go under a viaduct around the Lower Randolph and DuSable Lake Shore Drive area. As the vehicle went under the structure it hit a support beam and the whole roof was torn off.
There were 31 passengers on the bus and luckily no one was seriously injured. One person went to the hospital because of cuts to their head. So far, the police haven't given the driver a ticket. A couple of riders are suing the tour company.
One person is hurt after the top of a Chicago double-decker tour bus crashed into a viaduct Saturday afternoon.
The top of the bus was completely sheared off.