Multiple People Injured In Bus Crash, Power Knocked Out

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WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — At least seven people were injured in a crash involving a Port Authority bus Thursday evening in Wilkinsburg.

The accident happened just after 7 p.m. at Swissvale and South Avenues.

Port Authority officials say at least seven people, including the bus driver, were taken to local hospitals. None of their injuries are life-threatening.

A spokesman with the Port Authority says a car hit the bus, causing the bus to swerve and hit the utility pole.

Duquesne Light crews were called in because power was knocked out in the area. According to Duquesne Light officials, about 700 customers were left in the dark.

About 200 customers had power restored Thursday night, but because the pole had to be replaced, the majority of those affected didn’t have power back until Friday morning.

Officials with Duquesne Light report that all power was restored just after 7 a.m., but the accident also took down a traffic light, so a Public Works employees had to help drivers get through the intersection during the morning commute.

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