An MTA bus crashed into a 3-story building on Monday, June 8th, causing multiple injuries and serious damage to the building in Brooklyn, officials say.
The crash happened shortly before 2:00 PM, when the bus collided head-on into a 3-story building on Lincoln Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Officials say the bus was traveling southbound on Bedford Ave.
FDNY personnel and EMS responded to the scene within minutes to help evacuate the bus and anyone who was inside the building. 16 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and 13 were transported to the hospital, according to FDNY officials.
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