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2 injured in Newport Beach crash involving UCI bus

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An SUV and a UC Irvine bus were involved in a crash at the intersection of Bristol Street and Irvine Avenue in Newport Beach on Wednesday night.
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Two people were sent to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday night after a crash in Newport Beach involving an SUV and a UC Irvine bus, authorities said.

The crash occurred at about 10 p.m. at the intersection of Bristol Street and Irvine Avenue, according to Newport Beach police.

The SUV driver and a student who was one of four people in the bus were taken to a hospital. No other injuries were reported.

The intersection was closed until midnight while police investigated the cause of the crash. It appeared the SUV had gone through a red light, police said.

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Daily Pilot staff contributed to this report.

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