A Metro bus crashed in Northeast DC on Wednesday, injuring several people.
At 1st and Riggs Road NE, just north of the Fort Totten Metro station, D.C. Fire and EMS responded to a crash and reports of at least one person trapped.
According to officials, 13 people were injured in the bus crash incident.
Metro Bus crash with entrapment – 1st and Riggs Road NE – #DCsBravest declared mass casualty incident – 13 patients including 1 critical, 1 serious but non-life threatening injuries, and 11 not serious, non-life threatening injuries.
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) July 14, 2021
According to officials, there was an entrapment. One person, out of 13 people on bus, was critically injured, and another suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
According to Metro, at 3:23 p.m., a Green Line Metrobus shuttle travelling from Fort Totten to Prince George’s Plaza collided with a retaining wall. Metro reported only 8-10 passenger were injured.
UPDATE: “Metro Bus Crash – 2 patients transported in critical condition – 3 patients transported with serious but non-life threatening injuries – 7 not serious and non-life threatening injuries – 1 patient refusal. MPD is lead investigator on scene.” tweeted DC Fire and EMS.
Watch livestream from the scene in DC (Courtesy of FOX 5):
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