NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Fifteen people were injured Tuesday afternoon after an MTA bus collided with a livery cab and a sports car in the Bronx.
The incident happened in the Morrisania section around 2:30 p.m. when a Bx55 bus, moving southbound on Third Avenue, made an unscheduled stop. The bus struck both the livery and sports car at the intersection with 170th Street.READ MORE: Driver Charged With DWI, Manslaughter In Crash That Killed Mother, Daughter On Rockaway Boulevard In Queens
Sylvia Perez told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones that she was watching her grandchildren at a nearby park, when she witnessed the accident.
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“It was an accident and the only thing I heard was a ‘boom,'” she said.
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EMS Deputy Chief Howard Sickles said all 15 injured people were taken to the hospital. However, none of the injuries are considered life-threatening.