Box truck driver killed, 4 injured in crash with GoTriangle bus near Southpoint Mall

WTVD logo
Monday, September 21, 2020
1 killed, 4 hurt in Durham crash
Police said the driver of a box truck was ejected from his vehicle and killed in the accicdent.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person died and four others were injured after a Sunday afternoon crash involving a GoTriangle bus near Southpoint Mall, according to Durham police.

Durham police said the crash happened near Renaissance Parkway at Rolando Drive around 3:45. A large box truck, going east on Renaissance Parkway, made a left turn onto Rolando Drive in the path of the bus. The vehicles collided in the intersection.

The driver of the box truck was ejected from the vehicle and killed. He was later identified as 28-year-old Jacob Kipserem of Buies Creek.

The bus driver and three bus passengers were taken to the hospital. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

No charges are pending. The crash is still under investigation. Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors.

See breaking news? Tell us about it here.

This is a developing story, stay with ABC11 for more details.