4 injured in collision involving Tri-Rail commuter connector bus

1 person in car, 3 people on bus taken to Broward Health Medical Center

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Four people were injured when a Tri-Rail commuter connector bus collided with a car Thursday morning in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

The crash occurred in the 100 block of Southeast Sixth Street.

John Lopez, who witnessed the crash, said he saw the car was traveling in the wrong direction on the street.

"It was actually going pretty fast," Lopez said. "It sounded like a bomb."

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue officials said one person in the car was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in serious condition. Three others on the bus were also taken to the hospital.

The Tri-Rail commuter connector provides service to and from the Tri-Rail station in Fort Lauderdale.
 

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