Brett Smiley
Thursday March 13th, 2014

On Wednesday in Oswego, New York, a bus with a mind of its own crashed into a popular local Italian restaurant, where the Bowdoin College hockey team was eating a pregame meal.

"The bus driver was inside having lunch," owner Nick Canale told Jeff Stein of Syracuse.com. "We saw the bus sliding across the street ... and then, bang!"

Canale speculated that strong winds and icy conditions caused the bus to take off on its own. The phantom bus picked up enough speed to damage the restaurant's awning, rails, and steps (wider picture here), but fortunately no one was injured. [Syracuse.com]

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.