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Times Square double-decker buses crash injures at least 14 people

At least 14 people have been injured after two double-decker buses collided Tuesday afternoon in Times Square, officials said.

The collision in Manhattan involved “contact with some sort of light pole,” a New York City Fire Department spokesman said. Three people had serious but not life-threatening injuries, and 11 people had minor injuries, and all were being treated at area hospitals, he said.

The department received the call at 3:22 PM.

At least 14 people have been injured after two double-decker buses collided in Times Square

At least 14 people have been injured after two double-decker buses collided in Times Square

One of the drivers involved in the bus crash has been arrested.

William Dalambert, of Irvington, New Jersey, was charged with driving while ability impaired. Police say tests will determine whether prescription or illicit drugs were involved.

William Dalambert was driving a Gray Line tour bus when he struck another parked double-decker bus Tuesday, police say.

It happened near the TKTS discount Broadway ticket booth.

Witnesses said the Gray Line bus rolled into the area at a high speed.


A Fire department spokesman said it then crashed into the other bus. A traffic light toppled, its metal pole lying on a pedestrian strip.

It wasn’t clear if William Dalambert had a lawyer.

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