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Over a dozen injured after tour buses collide in NYC (Video)

By Michelle Kapusta,

Authorities said that more than a dozen people were injured after two double-decker tour buses collided in New York City’s Times Square.

According to Reuters, the crash happened Tuesday afternoon when the buses collided and struck a traffic light pole. The pole then came down onto a sidewalk where pedestrians stood. Thirteen of them were injured.

A tour guide on one of the buses was also injured when her head became lodged in the dashboard. Emergency crews worked to assist her and she is expected to be fine.

Of the injured, three were seriously hurt, however, none of the injuries are said to be life-threatening.

The bus drivers and the passengers on board were not hurt.

Law enforcement officials are looking into the cause of the accident and said that an investigation is underway.

Cell phone video taken just after the crash shows firefighters and rescue workers at the scene.

Times Square is one of the most heavily traveled areas in New York City.

Watch the video below.

 
 

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