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Driver wanted after deadly crash involving MTA bus in Brooklyn, police say

Driver wanted in deadly crash involving MTA bus
Driver wanted in deadly crash involving MTA bus 00:23

NEW YORK - Police are searching for a driver who left the scene of a deadly crash involving an MTA bus Monday night in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The crash happened around 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Lorimer Street. 

Police said a Mercedes collided with the MTA bus, causing a 33-year-old passenger to be ejected from the car. 

The victim, identified as Alex Caba-Guitierrez, was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police said the Mercedes driver fled on foot on Walton Street toward Broadway. 

The 31-year-old bus driver and a 41-year-old passenger were also hospitalized in stable condition. 

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.  

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