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Officials: Stolen car hits bus in Brooklyn; 6 people injured

August 24, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a stolen car crashed into a public bus in Brooklyn, sending six people to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the driver of the car — a 2019 Cadillac — has been arrested on auto theft, reckless endangerment and other charges after the collision Saturday.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Pennsylvania and Blake avenues, near the East New York neighborhood. NYC Transit President Andy Byford says the stolen car hit the bus.

Firefighters say one person suffered a serious but not life-threatening injury, and five others had minor injuries.

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