NEW YORK — At least eight people were injured when a casino-bound bus crashed into a townhouse in Queens, New York, tearing out a portion of the building’s wall. The injured passengers were taken to area hospitals, a spokesman with the FDNY told Mashable, who said more may have been treated at the scene and released.

The accident occurred when a red Resorts World Casino bus, named number 76, ripped into a commercial and residential building in the Rego Park neighborhood shortly before 2:30 p.m. ET on Monday.

Video from the scene showed a gaping hole in the building caused by the crash and dozens of firefighters working to free entrapped passengers from the bus. A Periscope user recorded the immediate aftermath. Read more…

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8 injured when casino-bound bus crashes into Queens building