1 Dead, Several Injured After Metrobus, Car Crash in Northeast DC

A bus and car appeared to crash head-on at Benning Road and Minnesota Avenue Northeast

One person has died and several people were injured in Northeast D.C. Thursday night after a Metrobus and a car crashed head-on, authorities say.

The car and bus collided shortly before midnight at Benning Road and Minnesota Avenue NE, Metro says.

The driver of the car died was taken to the hospital and died Friday morning, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

Several bus passengers were injured. Most are expected to be OK, Metro says.

Multiple bus passengers were taken to hospitals, one in critical condition, one in serious conditions and others with minor injuries, according to WTOP.


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Photos show a bus flashing an X2 route sign and a black car with significant front-end damage.

The police investigation shut down roads, but all lanes were reopened by 6 a.m.

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