CATS buses hit in 2 separate accidents Saturday

Several people were taken to area hospitals Saturday after two CATS buses were involved in separate accidents, officials said, including one person with life-threatening injuries.

The first accident took place shortly before 6 p.m. on North Tryon Street near Sugar Creek Road, according to CATS officials. No injuries were reported from the passengers on board after officials said two vehicles made contact with the bus.

Medic was later called to Rozzelles Ferry Road at 7:22 p.m. after another vehicle collided with a CATS bus.

Officials said three people were taken to Carolinas Medical Center, one with life-threatening injuries, two with minor injuries. Another person was taken to Novant Presbyterian Medical Center with minor injuries, according to Medic.

Specifics about both accidents were not immediately available. Check back for more details.