BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man is dead after the pickup truck he was driving collided into an MTA bus Monday evening.

City officers responded to the 3100 block of Washington Boulevard for a report of a serious accident involving a city bus around 6 p.m.

Officers saw a white 2005 Ford F250 that had struck an MTA bus and a light pole. The 40-year-old driver of the truck, Sven James Kirtz of the 300 block of S. Mount Street, was taken to Shock Trauma where he died a short time later.

The bus driver and two passengers were injured in the crash as well, but the injuries were not life-threatening.

Police believe the MTA bus was stopped and letting off passengers when it was rear-ended by the Ford F250. The truck went onto strike the light pole.

Anyone with information about this fatal crash is asked to call investigators at (410) 396-2606.

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