2 Metro buses crash in Pico-Union area; no major injuries, LAFD says

Firefighters were on scene of a crash involving two Metro buses in the 1500 block of South Vermont Avenue in the Pico-Union area on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (KABC)

Two Metro buses were involved in a crash in the Pico-Union area Thursday morning, sending nine people to the hospital, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The crash occurred in the 1500 block of South Vermont Avenue shortly before 8 a.m.

Fire officials reported no major injuries but said 29 people, including two bus operators, were evaluated.

Nine people were transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.
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