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DDOT bus, vehicle crash into gas station pump on city's east side

Posted: 6:25 AM, Sep 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-28 18:20:18Z
DDOT bus, vehicle crash into gas station pump
DDOT bus, vehicle crash into gas station pump
DDOT bus, vehicle crash into gas station pump

Police are investigating after a serious crash involving a DDOT bus on the city's east side.

The accident happened at Mack and Chalmers early Wednesday morning. Police say the bus and a vehicle collided near the intersection and ended up crashing into a nearby Valero gas station pump.

The car was flattened and pinned underneath the front end of the bus. Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to rescue a man from inside the car.

Police say the man who is in his 20s is currently at the hospital and listed in temporary serious condition. 

Investigators on scene tell 7 Action News several passengers on the bus along with the driver are expected to be OK. 

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