4 injured after Boston Public Schools bus, car crash in Hyde Park

BOSTON (WHDH) - Four people were injured after a Boston Public Schools bus and a car crashed in Hyde Park early Monday morning.

Officers responding to the area of Metropolitan Avenue and River Street around 5:40 a.m. found the bus had slammed through a fence, while a car had hit a pole nearby.

No children were on board the bus at the time of the crash, Boston Public Schools said.

The bus driver and three other people were injured, according to Boston police. They are all expected to survive.

One of the victims, who told 7NEWS that he was sitting in the backseat of the car that crashed, could be seen limping on crutches as he returned back to the scene hours later.

“My feet keep hurting. My left sides keep hurting,” he said.

Jenny Gurrier, who was awoken by the sound of the crash, had rushed outside to help those injured.

“It was overwhelming. Not sure what to do. At the same time you want to help. But it’s like do you touch them? Is that going to hurt more?” she explained.

Crews spent the morning clearing the debris from the intersection.

The car and the bus were eventually towed away.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest information.

 

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