8 Taken To Hospital After Metro Bus In Crash In NW DC

9:40 AM, Oct 17, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- A Metro bus was involved in an accident at Vermont Avenue and U Street NW this morning and 8 people are being taken to the hospital, according to DC Fire officials.

A Metro spokesperson says Metro received a call that a van hit the left rear of the Metro bus at approximately 10:20 a.m. According to the spokesperson, the eight people have non life-threatening injuries affecting their necks and backs.

There appears to be minor damage to the van and the bus.

@wmata tweeted: "90, 92, 96: Due to an accident at Vermont Ave & U St NW, buses may experience delays in both directions."

We will have more information here as soon as we receive them.

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