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2 Dead, 8 Injured In Car And MTA Bus Collision

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Two people died and eight people were injured after a car and an MTA Bus collided in south Baltimore Friday night.

Police were called to the 800 block of West Patapsco Ave. around 4:30 p.m. for a reported crash.

When police arrived, they found an MTA Bus and a Hyundai Sedan had collided.

Police believe that the bus was leaving the Patapsco Ave. light rail station, and that it was turning onto Patapsco Ave. when it was struck by the Sedan.

There were four passengers inside the car. All four of the passengers were transported to an area hospital.

Police said that two of the four passengers, a man and a woman, died from their injuries.

Police also said that eight people from the bus were injured in the crash.

One of those individuals was the bus operator.

All eight people who were injured on the bus have non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Detectives from the Baltimore Police CRASH Team are investigating this incident. The MTA Police Department is assisting with the investigation.

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