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Fourteen injured as DATA bus, van collide

Posted June 20, 2012 11:49 a.m. EDT
Updated June 21, 2012 6:06 p.m. EDT

— Fourteen people were injured Wednesday morning when a Durham Area Transit Authority bus and a Durham Housing Authority van collided, police said.

The DATA bus was westbound on Pettigrew Street and the van was northbound on Blackwell Street shortly before 9:30 a.m. when the crash occurred, police said.

Paramedics took the van's driver and two other people to a nearby hospital for treatment, and 11 other people took private vehicles to the hospital, police said. None of the injuries were serious.

Both drivers were cited for running a red light, police said.