WASHINGTON — One person has died and seven people are recovering from injuries after a car and a Metrobus collided overnight in Washington, D.C., authorities said.
According to WUSA and WJLA, the head-on collision occurred about midnight near Minnesota Avenue Northeast and Benning Road Northeast. The car’s driver, a man, died at the scene, Metropolitan police told WUSA. Seven people aboard the bus also were hurt but are expected to recover, police said.
Fatal accident shortly before midnight involving a sedan & a Metrobus on Benning Rd & Minnesota Ave NE. The driver of the sedan has died. 7 bus passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/euZXcnoBJb— melissa menendez (@mmenendezWJLA) January 22, 2021
Metropolitan police continue to investigate the case, the news outlets reported.
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