Seven Injured When Metro Bus, SUV Collide; DUI Suspected

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Seven people were injured Tuesday evening when an SUV bounced off a concrete road barrier and plowed head-on into a Metro bus in Winnetka, authorities said.


A Metro bus collided with an SUV in Winnetka injuring at least 7 people. (Credit: KTLA)

The 30-year-old SUV driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, Metro spokesman Paul Gonzalez said at the scene.

Both drivers and five bus passengers were taken to a hospital with non-critical injuries. They are listed in stable condition, Gonzalez said.

The crash occurred at 8:41 p.m. on Vanowen Street at Mason Avenue. The concrete barrier was in the middle of Vanowen Street, which is under construction, Gonzalez said.

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