Quincy Transit Lines bus strikes tree

Bus hits tree in Quincy. / KHQA's Rajah Maples

UPDATE November 24th at 3:53 p.m.

The driver of the Quincy Transit Lines bus that crashed near 14th and State has been identified as Eugene Mettemeyer of Camp Point.

He was cited for improper lane usage.

The bus was towed from the scene and State Street was closed for about an hour as city crews had to cut the tree down because of the damage to it by the crash.


UPDATE: November 24 at 2:53 p.m.

A Quincy city bus took out a tree near 14th in State this morning.

Around 10:30 a.m. the bus cross lanes and hit a tree, uprooting it and heavily damaging the bus.


A Quincy Transit Lines bus stuck a tree between 14th and 15th Streets on State Street in Quincy.

There were no reported injuries.

Quincy Police Department officer is on the scene of the crash.

We will bring you more details as they come in.