Car Being Chased by Cops Collides With MTA Bus, Dozens Hurt

Car in Police Pursuit Collides With MTA Bus, Dozens Hurt


Dozens of people were injured when a vehicle being chased by police collided with an MTA bus in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Monday evening, authorities say.

Law enforcement sources said when police pulled over a black Camaro and spotted a gun inside the car, the Camaro took off. The car then collided with a bus near Herkimer Street and Albany Avenue at about 4:45 p.m.

The FDNY says 41 people were hurt, including the driver and the passenger of the car, who had to be extricated. They were arrested by police. 

Passengers on the bus also reported injuries, most of them minor. Twelve people are reported to be in serious condition.