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Passengers injured in JTA bus crash downtown

As many as 10 people were hurt in collision with van on Union Street

JTA says the bus and a van were both going east on Union Street when the van turned in front of the bus.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Multiple people were injured Wednesday afternoon after a crash downtown involving a Jacksonville Transportation Authority bus and a passenger van, officials confirmed.

The bus was carrying a group of seniors going to the museum when the accident happened.

JTA said the bus and van were both traveling east on Union Street when the van turned in front of the bus.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department could not confirm exactly how many passengers were on the bus at the time of the crash but said it could be as many as 10 people.

The intersection of Union Street and Davis Street was shut down while crews cleared the scene.


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