WASHINGTON - Nearly a dozen people were injured in a crash involving a bus and a car in Southeast D.C.
The crash was reported around 9:42 a.m. Friday at the intersection of 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue.
Fire officials say 10 people were transported to the hospital. Nine are believed to have minor injuries and one is believed to have critical injuries.
FOX 5's Jaclyn Kelley says two of the passengers in a minivan that was involved in the crash say they were on their way to father’s funeral when crash happened. Kelley also says the driver of van has been cited.
Mass Causality Incident - traffic accident at 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue, S.E. - involving bus and car. So far - will be transporting 10 patients from the scene - 9 of which have minor injuries. One patient transported - priority 1.— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) October 5, 2018
UPDATE: 4 transported to hospital and 5 taken by medical ambulance bus after Metro bus hit a mini van while traveling west on Alabama Ave., 1 refused transport — all had non- life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/nd9vQx5BTp— Jaclyn Kelley (@JKelleyTV) October 5, 2018
Update: two passengers in mini van say they were on their way to father’s funeral when crash happened. Metro police say driver of van was cited. pic.twitter.com/cp3ZpRnizc— Jaclyn Kelley (@JKelleyTV) October 5, 2018