Original Title: New York City Bus ran out of control and crashed into an apartment building, causing at least 16 people to be injured
China News Service, June 8th. According to a report by the US Chinese website, on the afternoon of the 7th local time, an MTA bus in New York, USA crashed into an apartment building in Brooklyn, injuring at least 16 people. The injured are currently receiving treatment. The cause of the accident is believed to be the bus driver’s foot stuck between the brake and accelerator pedal.
According to reports, witnesses and police said that the accident occurred at about 13:55 local time on the 7th. The bus hit at least three times while driving south along Bedford Avenue in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood. The car finally crashed directly into the front of a three-story building on the corner of Lincoln Road.
The New York City Fire Department posted pictures of the accident scene on social media. According to the agency, all the injured are in no danger to their lives.
According to the report, it can be seen on the scene that the front of the doctor’s office on the first floor of the apartment was knocked down, a window on the second floor was knocked and deformed, and bricks were scattered on the ground.
Local officials said that the New York City Department of Architecture has sent engineers and supervisors to the site to determine the structural stability of the building.
Witnesses who helped rescue at the scene said that the bus driver told them that his foot was stuck between the brake and the accelerator pedal, causing the bus to lose control.