7 injured when van collides with Metro Transit bus in St. Paul

14 July 2023

Seven people were injured when the driver of a van collided with a Metro Transit bus Friday morning in St. Paul.

Ambulances took them to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries, according to Metro Transit spokesman Drew Kerr.

The crash happened at Rice Street and Pennsylvania Avenue about 7:30 a.m. A Route 3 bus was northbound and the van’s driver was headed east on Pennsylvania Avenue, Kerr said.

The bus operator and three bus passengers, along with three people from the van, were injured.

The Minnesota State Patrol assisted with crash reconstruction and an investigation is ongoing.

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