5 injured after stolen vehicle collides with city bus

Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 12:24 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested the man who they say crashed a stolen vehicle into a city bus early Saturday morning in Brooklyn.

Authorities arrested and charged 22-year-old Zacharah Johnson with grand larceny auto, criminal possession of stolen property, reckless endangerment, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. on Blake and Pennsylvania Avenue.

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“This incident highlights the range of challenging situations that are faced by bus operators. They do a remarkable job ensuring the safety of our riders," said NYC Transit President Andy Byford in a statement. "I am grateful that in this case the driver and customers were not seriously injured despite the outrageous conduct of the perpetrator whose stolen vehicle hit our bus.”

Five minor injuries were were reported.

All victims were transported to Brookdale and Kings County Hospital and subsequently released.

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