Authorities reported that a Brooklyn transit bus crashed into at least three cars and the side of the Linda Tool parts building on Oct. 22. The crash occurred around 5:50 p.m. when a cab in Red Hook allegedly ran a stop sign, hitting the bus and causing it to lurch off of the road.
The bus was traveling on Dwight Street and when it entered an intersection; a livery cab was said to have then ran the stop sign and collided with the bus. The bus, upon seeing the cab, reportedly turned sharply in an apparent attempt to avoid the collision. According to witnesses, the bus almost hit two people working in the machine parts business.