9 people injured when VTA bus and vehicle collide

May 3, 2010 6:30:17 PM PDT
Nine people were injured this evening in a crash involving a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus and a vehicle in San Jose, a fire captain said.

San Jose fire Capt. Chuck Rangel said the collision happened at about 5:15 p.m. near the intersection of West San Carlos Street and South Almaden Boulevard. Preliminary reports indicate nine people sustained minor injuries in the crash Rangel said.

VTA spokeswoman Brandi Childress said a Line 23 bus was involved in the crash, and that the bus will be taken out of service. The incident is not expected to further affect VTA service.