Man in stable condition following collision with charter bus
Jennifer Lee Preyss
Dec. 5, 2011 at 6:05 a.m.
Nicholas Leita, 22, a Victoria man injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday, is in stable condition at Citizens Medical Center.
Leita's black Ford Escort was struck by a Woodlands Express charter bus about 8:53 p.m., transporting 50 passengers to Houston.
The bus, driven by Marie Louise Hill of Gulf Coast Transportation in Houston, was traveling on U.S. 59 N when Leita failed to yield while crossing the highway. Leita was pulling out from a service street near MW Rentals & Services Inc.
Victoria Police Department Senior Patrol Officer Herschel Buck said Leita was cited with failure to yield the right of way.