5 hospitalized with minor injuries after crash between AC Transit bus, car in Union City

UNION CITY, Calif. -- Five people were transported to hospitals following a collision between an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus and four-door sedan in Union City early Tuesday morning, according to Alameda County Fire Department officials.

The collision was reported at 4:32 a.m. at the intersection of Decoto and Alvarado-Niles roads, fire officials said. One other unoccupied car was also involved in the collision.

Pictures from the scene show a jointed AC Transit bus that had collided into a tree and car with front-end damage in the intersection.

The drivers of the bus and vehicle were both transported to a hospital. In addition to the three other bus passengers transported, five other passengers declined transport to a hospital.

The cause of the collision is under investigation by Union City police and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
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