By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people are critically hurt after their car hit an MTA bus on Staten Island.

It happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday on Richmond Avenue.

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Police said a red BMW sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit an express bus on the Staten Island-Manhattan route.

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The 21-year-old driver and a 19-year-old passenger were hospitalized in critical condition.

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Three people on board the bus, including the driver, were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

CBSNewYork Team