Washington, DC, bus crash: 1 dead, 7 hurt after car, Metrobus collide, officials say

1 dead, 7 hurt in Washington, DC, bus crash

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.

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Metropolitan police continue to investigate the case, the news outlets reported.

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