Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Metro Bus in Chatsworth

A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a Metro bus on Thursday night in Chatsworth.

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A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a bus in Chatsworth on Thursday, May 8, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The crash was reported around 8:54 p.m. in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street (map), according to Erik Scott with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The motorcycle came into contact with the front of the bus, struck a pole and caught fire, Scott said.

The body of the man riding the motorcycle was covered with a sheet not far from the bus terminal, aerial video of the scene showed.

The bus driver suffered minor injuries and appeared to be visibly shaken as she was put onto a stretcher.

She was transported to a hospital in fair condition, Scott said.

The crash was still under investigation.