Double-Decker Buses Collide in Times Square

Emergency personnel gather to assess injuries and damage following a collision between two tour buses in the Times Square region.
Emergency personnel gather to assess injuries and damage following a collision between two tour buses in the Times Square region. –REUTERS

Two double-decker buses collided in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, injuring passengers on both buses as well as pedestrians.

The buses crashed at 7th Avenue and 47th Street, and emergency responders quickly appeared on the scene. The FDNY reportsthat 11 people were injured, while the New York Times said 13 were injured. Three of those injuries were considered serious but not life-threatening, and the rest were minor. There were no life-threatening injuries.

Images from Times Square show medical responders, a knocked-over traffic pole, and plenty of concerned onlookers.

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