NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a car and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus were involved in a crash in Hillside Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens.

As Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2, the bus and the car were involved in an accident around 5 p.m. at Hillside Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in Queens.

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Two people were taken to Jamaica Hospital Center in an unknown condition, officials said.

Their conditions were not immediately available, but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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A major police investigation was under way in the middle of the intersection as of shortly before 6 p.m., and traffic on busy Hillside Avenue was snarled.

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