6 injured in collision involving Metro bus in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Six people were hospitalized after a crash involving a King County Metro bus in Bellevue early Saturday, according to the Bellevue Police Department.

Just after midnight, a driver who police suspected was intoxicated was fleeing from officers near the intersection of Bel-Red Road Northeast and Northeast 24th Street.

As he was attempting to flee, he slammed into a Metro bus.

Five passengers were transported to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The driver of the bus was also injured and transported to the hospital.

The driver who crashed into the bus was arrested for DUI.