Metro Transit bus crashes near Uptown [PHOTO]

Metro Transit bus crashes near Uptown [PHOTO]

-- Update at bottom --

On its Twitter account, WCCO has published a photo of a 17F route Metro Transit bus that crashed this morning near West Lake Street and West Calhoun Parkway.

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Details are scant at this point, but the photo indicates an ambulance is on the scene.

Here's the photo (click to enlarge):

We'll update when more information is available.

:::: UPDATE ::::

The Star Tribune reports that the accident occurred around 6:40 this morning when the bus driver lost consciousness.

Five passengers and the driver were injured. Thankfully, none of their injuries were serious, the Strib reports.

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at [email protected]

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