At approximately 7:57 a.m. this morning a bus on Metro Line 780 was traveling westbound on Hollywood Boulevard at Courtney Avenue when it was involved in a collision with a dump truck. The truck may have been unoccupied and rolled into the intersection, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The bus was forced from its lane and collided head-on with a BMW carrying a woman driver and a child.
As many as 30 of the bus passengers and the bus operator were transported to local hospitals with what appeared to be mostly minor injuries accordinf to the LAFD; the number of transports is not confirmed at this time. The driver of the BMW was extricated by the LAFD from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital with leg injuries and the LAFD listed her condition as ‘fair.’ The girl in the BMW suffered minor injuries.
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