Six injured in D.C. Metrobus accident

April 21, 2013

A motor vehicle crashed into a Metrobus in Northwest Washington on Sunday morning, causing the bus to veer off the road and hit a tree in a crash that left six people with injuries authorities said were not life-threatening.

Metro and D.C. police said the mishap occurred about 6:35 a.m. at 34th Street and Woodley Road NW as the bus was on the 96 route, heading toward the Tenleytown Metro Station.

Metro said four bus passengers and both drivers were injured. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Paul Metcalf said no arrests had been made.

Nick Anderson covers higher education for The Washington Post. He has been a writer and editor at The Post since 2005.
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