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Five people injured after BMW driver slams into NYC bus

Five people injured after BMW driver slams into NYC bus

Five people were injured after the driver of a BMW slammed into the back of a stationary MTA bus in Staten Island on Monday night, police said.

The 21-year-old male driver of the sedan crashed into a SIM4 bus that was stopped at red light on Richmond Avenue and Yukon Avenue at about 9:40 p.m., according to cops.

The BMW rear-ended a NYC Transit bus on Richmond Ave. Monday night.
The BMW rear-ended a NYC Transit bus on Richmond Ave. Monday night.
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Three people on the bus including the driver were injured.
Three people on the bus including the driver were injured.
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A passenger riding in the BMW also suffered critical injuries.
A passenger riding in the BMW also suffered critical injuries.
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Investigators believe the driver was speeding before the smash-up, sources said.

The BMW driver suffered life-threatening injuries and his 19-year-old male passenger was critically injured, police said.

The MTA driver and two passengers aboard the bus — a 12-year-old boy and a 43-year-old woman — were also injured in the crash, cops said.

All of the victims were taken to Staten Island University Hospital North, according to police.

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