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12 Injured In East LA Metro Bus Crash

DUI Suspected In Crash Involving 17-Year-Old Driver

EAST LOS ANGELES, CA (Aug. 19) – A yellow Volkswagen Beetle collided with a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus on Wednesday of this week. The collision occurred at 10:45 a.m. on the 4200 block of Whittier Boulevard.

The 17-Year-Old driver of the Beetle was arrested on the scene and taken into custody shortly after the incident took place. Authorities report that the young man was suspected of a DUI. The substances involved have not yet been revealed.

According to a spokesperson from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the crash resulted in two passengers of the bus being critically injured. 10 other passengers sustained minor injuries. The conditions of the two critically injured passengers is still unclear.

News footage of the crash shows the bus in noticeable disrepair and the Beetle nearly cut in half by the impact.

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