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Two Seriously Injured When Shuttle Bus Carrying 23 Passengers Crashes at LAX

The shuttle bus appeared to strike a pole at the entrance to the lower level LAX terminal road.

Two people were injured Thursday afternoon when a shuttle bus carrying 30 people crashed near the entrance to Los Angeles International Airport.
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Two people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon when a shuttle bus carrying 23 passengers crashed near the entrance to Los Angeles International Airport.

Two passengers suffered serious injuries when the bus apparently crashed into a pole on the lower level road of the LAX terminal area. Seven patients were transported with minor, non-life threatening injuries, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The crash was reported at about 12:30 p.m.

Seven other suffered minor injuries, authorities said. Those who were injured were on the bus.

Details about the cause of the crash were not immediately available. It was not immediately clear what type of shuttle bus was involved.

Drivers were urged to use the upper departures level of the terminal horseshoe roadway while crews responded to the crash on the lower arrivals level. Video from NewsChopper4 showed traffic backing up at the upper level entrance.

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