Several Injured in Fort Worth Bus Crash

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    Several people were sent to the hospital in Fort Worth Friday morning after an accident involving a city bus. (Published Friday, May 16, 2014)

    Several people were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a crash involving a city bus.

    The crash happened on McCart Avenue in Fort Worth around 8:30 a.m. Friday.

    Paramedics on the scene said there were 23 people were on the bus, six of which had to be sent to the hospital for minor injuries.

    Fort Worth police tell us a vehicle was making a left hand turn into the Chase Bank parking lot when the driver did not see the bus coming. That is when the bus slammed into the passenger side of the vehicle.

    We spoke with one passenger who was on the bus.

    "I was looking at my phone and, about the time, I felt the brakes slam on the bus," said passenger Franklin Rainboth. "I looked up and noticed the car coming around us towards the pole."

    Rainboth said one woman in the front of the bus was thrown forward out of her seat.

    The driver of the vehicle was not hurt and was cited for the accident.