Bus hits overpass, 33 injured

BOSTON – Officials said a charter bus heading from Harvard University to Pennsylvania struck a bridge in Boston, injuring 33 people.

CBS Station WBZ Boston reported that it happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday when an oversized bus carrying 42 people tried to pass under a bridge.

The vehicle reportedly crashed on Soldier’s Field Road, a major crosstown road.

Several passengers were trapped on the bus for hours. Firefighters stood on top of the bus using boards to extract them.

Officials said the incident is under investigation.

More: CBS Boston.

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