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Car strikes Metrobus in Northeast Washington

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.): Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel said the accident occurred when the driver of the automobile attempted to make a U-turn in front of the bus, which was carrying 18 passengers. One passenger on the bus was treated at the scene, Taubenkibel said. The driver was cited by D.C. police, he said.

A Metrobus was struck by an automobile shortly after noon Tuesday in Northeast Washington6, and one customer on the bus may have non life-threatening injuries, according to preliminary information, Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel said.

The accident occurred at 12:09 p.m. at Eastern Avenue and Newton Streets in Northeast Washington, he said. The bus was traveling the B2 route heading to Anacostia, he said.
- Lena H. Sun


By Michael Bolden  |  October 27, 2009; 12:59 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories  | Tags: Metrobus  
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