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At least seven injured after New York City bus plunges off overpass

NYC bus is left suspended in MID-AIR after plunging off an overpass and almost snapping in half – leaving at least seven injured

  • At least seven people have been hospitalized after a tandem MTA bus veered off the road and plunged over an overpass in the Bronx
  • The incident took place at 11.10pm Thursday evening 
  • The driver was ‘unable to navigate the roadway and/or experienced brake failure’ near the Cross Bronx Expressway and University Avenue  
  • Police say there were seven to eight people on board, including the driver
  • All have been transported to hospitals suffering minor injuries
  • The bus is secure and officials were in the process of removing it after midnight 

At least seven people have been hospitalized after a tandem MTA bus veered off the road and plunged over an overpass in the Bronx. 

The incident took place at 11.10pm Thursday evening when the bus driver was ‘unable to navigate the roadway and/or experienced brake failure’ and went off road, the New York Police Department said to DailyMail.com. 

The ‘accordion-style’ bus veered off the roadway near University Avenue by the exit for the Deegan Expressway, causing the bus to fall onto the Cross Bronx Expressway below. 

At least seven people have been hospitalized after a tandem MTA bus veered off the road and plunged over an overpass in the Bronx

The incident took place at 11.10pm Thursday evening when the bus driver was 'unable to navigate the roadway and/or experienced brake failure' and went off road, the New York Police Department said to DailyMail.com

 The incident took place at 11.10pm Thursday evening when the bus driver was ‘unable to navigate the roadway and/or experienced brake failure’ and went off road, the New York Police Department said to DailyMail.com

The bus has been secured and crews are in the process of removing it as of 12.30am Friday

 The bus has been secured and crews are in the process of removing it as of 12.30am Friday

The 'accordion-style' bus veered off the roadway near University Avenue by the exit for the Deegan Expressway, causing the bus to fall onto the Cross Bronx Expressway below

A view of the dangling bus above

The ‘accordion-style’ bus veered off the roadway near University Avenue by the exit for the Deegan Expressway, causing the bus to fall onto the Cross Bronx Expressway below

No other vehicles or people were injured in the accident. Cops pictured on the scene

No other vehicles or people were injured in the accident. Cops pictured on the scene

There were seven to eight people, including the bus driver, on board and all suffered minor injuries and have been transported to area hospitals. 

No other vehicles or people were injured in the accident. 

Officials say they’re investigating the cause of the crash. 

There were seven to eight people, including the bus driver, on board and all suffered minor injuries and have been transported to area hospitals

There were seven to eight people, including the bus driver, on board and all suffered minor injuries and have been transported to area hospitals

An aerial view of the dangling bus above late Thursday evening

An aerial view of the dangling bus above late Thursday evening

The bus has been secured and crews are in the process of removing it as of 12.30am Friday.  

Police have shut down the New Jersey-bound lanes of the Cross Bound Expressway.

This is a developing story. 

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