Advertisement

7 hurt after SUV collides with Metro bus, sending it crashing into a building in downtown Los Angeles

An SUV crashed into a Metro bus early Wednesday morning. The bus then hit a tree and a light pole before crashing into a building. Seven were taken to the hospital.

Share

Seven people were injured around 1 a.m. Wednesday when an SUV crashed into a Metro bus in downtown Los Angeles.

The bus veered off the road, hit a tree and took down a lamp post before crashing into a building on Broadway near the Ace Hotel, police said.

The bus driver and six passengers were transported to a hospital with minor injuries, LAPD Det. Ross Nemeroff said.

Advertisement

The bus rammed the building with enough force that a city inspector red-tagged it, he said.

Nemeroff said it is unclear who was at fault but it’s suspected one of the two vehicles ran a red light.

ALSO

More than 8,000 without power in San Fernando Valley as heat wave continues

Two hospitalized in road rage shooting and stabbing on 10 Freeway in Colton, CHP says

Southern California heat wave expected to linger through the weekend


Advertisement