NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A city bus and two cars were involved in an accident in Midtown East Tuesday afternoon, sending one person to an area hospital.

The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. at First Avenue and 49th Street, according to the FDNY EMS.

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The crash involved a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Staten Island Express bus, and two cars, officials said.

Video from the scene showed the bus and a white Jeep that came to rest head-on. A bus shelter was also taken down in the crash.

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There were no passengers on the bus, authorities said.

One person refused medical attention at the scene, and another was hospitalized with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident was not immediately learned.

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