At least seven were injured after a bus in New York City fell over a bridge

A New York City bus was left suspended in the MID-AIR after falling from a bridge and approaching in two halves – injuring at least seven

  • At least seven people have been hospitalized after an MTA tandem bus veered off the road and fell over an overpass in the Bronx.
  • The accident occurred at 11.10 pm Thursday
  • Driver was unable to navigate on the road and / or brake failure ‘near Cross Bronx Expressway and University Avenue
  • Police say there are seven to eight people on board, including the driver
  • All of them were taken to hospitals with minor injuries
  • The bus is safe and officials are due to remove it after midnight

At least seven people were hospitalized after an MTA tandem bus veered off the road and fell over an overpass in the Bronx.

The New York Police Department told DailyMail.com the accident occurred at 11.10 pm on Thursday when the bus driver was “unable to move on the road and / or had a brake failure” and drove off the road.

The “accordion” bus veered off the road near University Street at the Deegan motorway exit, causing the bus to fall onto the Cross Bronx Expressway below.

At least seven people have been hospitalized after an MTA tandem bus veered off the road and fell over an overpass in the Bronx.

The bus is locked and crews are removing it starting 12:30 am Friday

The bus is locked and crews are removing it starting 12:30 am Friday

The bus veered off

View of the overhanging bus above

The “accordion” bus veered off the road near University Street at the Deegan motorway exit, causing the bus to fall on the Cross Bronx Expressway below.

No other persons or vehicles were injured in the accident.  Police were filmed at the scene

No other persons or vehicles were injured in the accident. Police were filmed at the scene

Seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were on board, and all of them were lightly injured and taken to district hospitals.

No other persons or vehicles were injured in the accident.

Officials say they are investigating the cause of the crash.

Seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were on board, and all of them were lightly injured and taken to district hospitals.

Seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were on board, and all of them were lightly injured and taken to district hospitals.

Aerial view of the dangling bus late Thursday evening

Aerial view of the dangling bus late Thursday evening

The bus is locked and crews are removing it starting 12:30 am Friday.

Police closed lanes heading to New Jersey to the Crossbound Highway.

This is a developing story.

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