SANTA MONICA—On Monday, January 2, a city bus crashed into a Firestone Tire building in Santa Monica while trying to avoid a collision. 

The crash happened at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Michigan Avenue. None of the passengers were injured but the driver of the bus was transported to a hospital to be treated. Passengers were transported to another bus taking over the injured driver’s route.

The driver also damaged a Firestone employee’s car, a red corvette and took down a tree near the business. 

Canyon News contacted the Firestone for a statement but did not hear back before print.