6 injured when MTA bus slams into apartment building

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CROWN HEIGHTS -

An MTA bus slammed into a Crown Heights apartment building on Friday, displacing multiple tenants.

First responders say there were six minor injuries, including the bus driver, a construction worker and four residents of the Ralph Avenue building.

MTA officials say the crash happened shortly after 10 a.m., when an empty B45 bus was making a right turn and hit the building.

Emergency crews evacuated residents from their apartments, and the Department of Buildings responding to assess the damage.

An MTA spokesperson says the bus driver was taken to the hospital for trauma.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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