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Published on June 10, 2024
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A city bus and a passenger car were involved in a crash Sunday morning that left three people hospitalized in Phoenix, as reported by FOX 10 Phoenix. The incident, which occurred near 7th Street and Bethany Home Road around 8 a.m., involved serious injuries for the driver of the car, who was taken to the hospital following the accident.

Found by officers arriving at the scene, suffering from life-threatening injuries, the driver of the car was rushed to a local hospital, while two passengers from the bus were also transported to hospitals as a precaution. There has been no update on the conditions of the injured as of yet. According to ABC15, the vehicle involved was seen with extensive damage and the bus with a cracked windshield and damage on its side.

The intersection where the crash took place was expected to remain closed for an extended period, police said, disrupting traffic and initiating an investigation into the cause of the crash. Details about what led to the impact have not been made public, as officials are examining all factors involved.

Valley Metro has not yet released a statement regarding the crash or the condition of the involved bus passengers, taken as a precaution to the hospital. The identity of the woman driver, whose car sustained considerable damage, has not been disclosed by authorities during the investigation process.