17 injured after bus hits building in New York City

NEW YORK CITY — At least 17 people were injured Monday when a bus struck a building in New York City’s Brooklyn borough.

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Officials with the New York City Fire Department said they were on the scene of the crash around 2:30 p.m. An MTA bus hit an apartment building at 174 Lincoln Rd., according to authorities.

Fire officials said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Officials told WABC-TV that the bus was traveling southbound on Bedford Avenue when the driver lost control. The bus jumped a curb and crashed into the building, which was unoccupied at the time, WABC reported.

Seventeen passengers were on board the bus at the time of the collision, according to the news station.

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