Witnesses: Bus rolls over, injures teenage girl

A teenage girl was sent to the hospital Thursday after falling under the tire of a bus. The incident happened at the Bx15 bus stop

The incident happened at the Bx15 bus stop near East Tremont and Third avenues.

The incident happened at the Bx15 bus stop near East Tremont and Third avenues. (9/24/15)

THE BRONX - A teenage girl was sent to the hospital Thursday after falling under the tire of a bus.

The incident happened at the Bx15 bus stop near East Tremont and Third avenues at around 1:30 p.m.

Witnesses say they saw the teen girl try to hop on the bus while it was stalled and not in park. They say the girl then slipped underneath the bus and hit her head, resulting in a bloody wound. She also began shifting in and out of consciousness.

Witnesses say the bus driver apparently did not realize the girl had been struck and began to drive, rolling over the girl's shoulder. However, the MTA says the girl never made contact with the wheel.

The passengers on board at the time were transferred to other buses.

Police are investigating the incident to determine whether anyone is at fault.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Video: President Trump's inauguaration speech 1 Video: President Trump's inauguration speech
Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 2 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
Witnesses say someone tried to snatch a baby 3 Witness: Suspect attempts to abduct baby from stroller
Protesters gather on the National Mall for the 4 Protesters gather for Women's March on Washington
Testimony continued Friday in the departmental trial of 5 NYPD officer who shot, killed BX teen testifies in department trial

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE