WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Washington, D.C. emergency crews have responded to a “mass casualty incident” after a Metro Bus crashed. At least 13 people were hurt, and two of them are in critical condition, according to a tweet from D.C. Fire and EMS.
At least one person was trapped. It’s not clear how hurt that person is. The tweet said three victims had serious but not life threatening injuries. Another seven people had injuries the tweet described as “not serious.” One person refused treatment.
There’s no official word on how the bus crashed.
Metro Bus is a public service operated by the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority and serves D.C., Maryland and Virginia routes. WMATA also runs the region’s subway system.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated.
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