Woodside, Queens, NY – Person Hospitalized After MTA Bus Crash into Car and Bagel Store
Woodside, Queens, NY (April 8, 2019) – Early on Sunday morning, April 7th, an MTA bus crashed into a storefront after being involved in a collision with a vehicle at the intersection of Woodside Avenue and 58th Street, according to authorities. The incident was stated to have happened at around 5:00 a.m.
According to police, the bus and an unidentified vehicle collided at the aforementioned intersection for reasons that have not been confirmed at this time. Following the initial collision, the bus ended up slamming into a bagel store located in the area. Officials from the FDNY stated that the crash prompted a response from emergency medical crews, who attended to five individuals at the scene.
One of the five people who was evaluated at the crash site was reported to have been transported to a nearby hospital, although the extent of that victims’ injuries has not been reported. The driver of the bus suffered at least minor injuries as well. The cause of the incident is under investigation and no further information has been made available.
First and foremost, our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the injured victim or victims of this accident.
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