Megabus Bursts Into Flames

A Megabus enroute to Chicago from Detroit was engulfed by fire this Tuesday, forcing the driver to flee for his life, abandoning the bus by the side of the highway as it turned to cinder.

The driver was tootling along when he noticed smoke coming out of the dashboard, and a blazing inferno quickly erupted thereafter. No passengers were on board and he was not injured.

The accident comes less than three weeks after another Megabus crashed into a bridge, killing four passengers, while the driver was checking his GPS device.

Guess “no frills” doesn’t mean “no thrills.” Hit the link for some crazy pix of the discount bus totally on fire.

Driver not injured after bus bursts into flames on Interstate 94 in Portage (with gallery) [mlive] (Thanks to Ronald!)