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NEW YORK (AP) — Officials in New York City say a collision between a city bus and a tour bus at a Queens intersection has left three people dead and others severely injured.
The New York Police Department says one person died at the scene of the 6:15 a.m. crash on Monday.
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Two others died at hospitals. Officials say more than a dozen others have been injured.
The collision occurred at an intersection in the Flushing neighborhood.
One of the buses also hit a building. Firefighters have extinguished a blaze there.
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A photo tweeted by the NYPD’s 109th Precinct shows the buses side-by-side facing opposite directions, with the city bus slightly tilted to one side.
PLEASE AVOID MAIN ST & NORTHERN BLVD DUE TO A VERY SERIOUS COLLISION INVOLVING 2 BUSES. **HEAVY TRAFFIC DELAYS**
— NYPD 109th Precinct (@NYPD109Pct) September 18, 2017
A Fire Department photo on Twitter shows firefighters responding outside the building.
#FDNY members on scene of a serious accident involving two buses at 136-04 Northern Blvd #Queens pic.twitter.com/CPVdXDCmPn
— FDNY (@FDNY) September 18, 2017
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