Three people died and 16 others were injured after a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a private tour bus collided in Queens, New York causing one of the buses to crash into a building.
According to the NYPD, the driver of the Dahlia Travel and Tours bus, which struck the building, was killed in the crash, along with a passenger in the MTA bus and a pedestrian on the sidewalk.
Mayor Bill de Blasio during a press conference after the accident said, “we’ve had a really tragic morning here in Flushing, Queens. Just shocking to see the scene over there. Hard to compare it to anything I’ve ever seen, the sheer destruction from the impact of this collision“.