Nine injured as bus left dangling from highway

Josh Dutton
·News Reporter
·1-min read

A number of people have been injured after a bus crashed through barriers and was left hanging off an overpass in New York.

The Fire Department of New York said the bus, run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, came off the road at University Avenue and the Cross Bronx Expressway in the Bronx on Thursday about 11:10pm local time.

A bus is seen hanging off an overpass in New York.
A bus in New York has crashed through barriers and been left hanging off an overpass. Source: FDNY

“There are nine civilian injuries reported at this time,” the fire department said.

Photos from the scene show the tandem bus dangling off the overpass, resting on the road below.

The accordion-like section of the bus can be seen ripped open.

It’s not known at this stage what caused the crash.

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