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6 Injured In Head-On Crash Involving MBTA Bus

SAUGUS (CBS) – A head on crash in Saugus involving an MBTA bus was captured on surveillance video as six people suffered injuries.

Just before 4 p.m. on Sunday, an SUV driven by a 37-year-old woman apparently clipped a parked car in the area of Essex and Felton Streets. The SUV then veered into the opposite travel lane and hit an MBTA bus head on.

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Kathleen Callahan was killed when her SUV hit an MBTA bus head on, May 13, 2018. (WBZ-TV)

The crash was captured on surveillance camera at a nearby building.

"I wasn't the first one on the scene but there were a number of people I knew from the area that were just trying to assist probably a middle aged woman. Her hand was through the windshield," said a man that lives nearby who asked not to be identified.

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The aftermath of a crash between an SUV and an MBTA bus. (WBZ-TV)

There were four passengers on board. All four and the bus driver were taken to an area hospital, as was the woman driving the SUV.

Transit Police described the injuries as minor for the five people on the bus, which the SUV driver suffered serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

"I don't know if she had a medical emergency or what. It just seemed something, something more to her situation here to what went on," the resident said.

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