VIDEO: Deadly Queens bus crash caught on camera

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Surveillance video of deadly bus crash in Queens
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Surveillance cameras captured the deadly bus accident in Flushing, Queens

FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- Dramatic surveillance video shows the moments when a charter bus slammed into the side of an MTA bus with passengers on board in Queens early Monday morning.

The crash killed at least three people and injured 16 others. It happened at about 6:15 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Northern Boulevard in Flushing.

RAW VIDEO: Watch the surveillance video in the player above

Authorities are looking into reports that the driver of the charter bus had run a red light before the crash.

The force of the collision sent the charter bus onto the sidewalk and into a Kennedy Fried Chicken, sparking a small fire. The flames were quickly extinguished, but there is extensive damage to the structure.