Bus strikes, damages apartment in Vernon - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Bus strikes, damages apartment in Vernon

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VERNON, CT (WFSB) -

A bus crashed into an apartment building in Vernon on Friday morning and damaged at least one unit. 

The crash happened at the Westview Apartment building at 100 West St. around 5:30 a.m. Upon arrival, authorities found a bus had collided with the corner of the building. The building sustained "significant damage," the fire department said. 

 One person suffered a "minor injury" and was taken to a nearby hospital, the fire department said. 

Firefighters were assisted by police officers as they evacuated people from the adjacent apartments in the building.

The Vernon Fire Department "was secured the vehicle and controlled the utilities of the affected apartment."

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Vernon Police Department.

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