Woman killed by driver while waiting at a bus stop at Buckner and Peavy

Update: Revised to include more information about the driver and the victim.

Adding to the number of traffic-related deaths on Buckner, a woman was killed while waiting at bus stop near Buckner and Peavy Sunday afternoon, Fox 4 reports.

A car collided with the bus stop structure around 2 p.m. while the woman, whose identity has not been released, sat inside. The vehicle that collided with the bus stop ended up 50 yards down the street.

The woman was 48-year-old Darleen Pollard, who died at the scene.

The driver was a 73-year-old man who has not been identified. He was taken to the hospital and told police he had congestive heart failure.

No further details were provided.

Buckner is one of East Dallas most dangerous and deadliest thoroughfares. See our neighborhoods crash statistics here.


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