RTA Bus, Car Collide; At Least 2 Sent to Hospital

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CLEVELAND — An accident involving an RTA bus and a car sent at least two people the hospital.

The collision happened at E. 116th Street and Union Avenue in Cleveland around 6:20 a.m. on Friday.

According to a Cleveland EMS supervisor, the victims were taken to South Point Hospital and MetroHealth Medical Center.

A Cleveland fire dispatcher also confirmed someone had been trapped inside one of the vehicles.

Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken flew over the scene in SkyFOX and reported E. 116th was blocked shortly after the accident but Union remained open.

Mary McCahon, an RTA spokesperson, said there were six people that claimed they were hurt but no injuries were visible.

She did not specify if the six she mentioned were bus riders, car passengers or both, and it was unclear if any of those six was among those taken to the hospital.

McCahon also said the car ran a red light causing the crash, and that there was only minor damage to the bus.

Rely on Fox 8 News and FOX8.com to update this story as information becomes available.

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