Crash involving RIPTA bus, 13 passengers taken to hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE): A total of 13 passengers are being transported to the hospital after a crash involving a RIPTA bus on South Main St. in Providence.

A RIPTA bus and a jeep collided on Monday around 12 p.m. 

12 passengers from the RIPTA bus and 1 passenger from the jeep are being transported to area hospitals,  according to Commander Thomas Verdi. 

There are no serious injuries at the time, according to the Providence Police Department. 

The front right side of the RIPTA bus is completely shattered. 

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