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Mexibus crashes into bridge base after dodging small car

Ecatepec, Mexico — A bus that attempted to dodge a small car ended up crashing into the base of a pedestrian bridge injuring at least 20.

The accident happened on Tuesday on Line 1 of the Mexico-Pachuca highway at the height of the Cuauhtémoc Norte station when a public Mexibus crashed into a concrete bridge base. Preliminary reports say that the driver of the bus attempted to dodge a car that was about to invade his lane when the crash happened.

At least 20 people were injured including the bus driver who was pinned inside the bus by the concrete column. He was reported to be in serious condition.

Emergency personnel were called by numerous witnesses to the accident. The injured were transferred to area hospitals.