Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring passengers

Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring passengers

Credit: AP

In this photo released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter, firemen work to remove injured passengers from a bus that hit an bridge as it traveled along Soldiers Field Road in the Allston neighborhood of Boston Saturday night, Feb. 2, 2013. Officials said the bus carryinyg 42 people was traveling from Harvard University home to Pennsylvania when it struck the overpass. (AP Photo/Boston Fire Department)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on February 2, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 2 at 11:24 PM

BOSTON (AP) -- Fire officials say a charter bus full of passengers has struck a bridge on Boston, injuring an unknown number of people.
 
The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Boston Fire Department says on Twitter that the bus carry 42 people was coming from Harvard University and was heading home to Pennsylvania when it struck an overpass in the Allston neighborhood.
 
The Fire Department says some passengers are trapped. Photos on the department's website show firefighters lifting victims strapped to boards through the roof of the bus. 
 
The Fire Department didn't immediately return phone messages seeking details on the crash.



 

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