Chevy Chase bus crash injures five

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A bus crash near Chevy Chase Circle sent five people to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday morning, according to news reports.

The Washington Post reported that a Montgomery County Ride On bus crashed into a utility pole on the District side of Western Avenue near the traffic circle shortly before 8 a.m. A D.C. police spokesperson told the newspaper that the bus and another car collided before the bus crashed into the Pepco pole.

Six to 10 people were apparently on board the Ride On bus at the time of the crash, according to a Montgomery County spokesperson. The bus driver reportedly lost control or stopped abruptly before the crash, the spokesperson said.