Metro bus crash on 101 Freeway shuts down lanes in North Hollywood

The Los Angeles Fire Department freed a driver trapped in their vehicle after they collided with a Metro bus in North Hollywood.

The collision happened shortly after 8 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the 101 Freeway at Vineland Avenue. The driver of the car was transported in critical condition.

The California Highway Patrol and the fire department were among the first at the scene. The CHP said there were no passengers on the bus. The bus driver's condition was unknown.

Several lanes of the freeway were shut down for several hours and were set to reopen after an investigation.