Pittsburgh crash sends 7 to hospital, destroys bus shelter

Two of the people injured were apparently waiting at the bus stop

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PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities say a crash in downtown Pittsburgh demolished a bus shelter and sent seven people to hospitals, two in critical condition.

City public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said a sedan collided with a sport utility vehicle, sending the SUV through the bus shelter and ripping the shelter off the sidewalk.

A third car was also hit during the crash, which occurred at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday about 100 feet from the entrance to the Pittsburgh Pride Festival, where hundreds of people were lined up to view a Kesha concert. Officials said the festival wasn’t affected.

Toler said two of the people injured were apparently waiting at the bus stop. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening. Toler said the crash is considered an accident and no charges have been filed.

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