MTA driver suffered possible heart attack before she crashed into subway pillar

14 days ago

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Twelve people sustained minor injuries Thursday after an MTA bus driver suffered a possible heart attack and crashed into a subway pillar, according to police.

The Bx21 driver was only identified as a 44-year-old woman. She was reportedly heading south on Boston Road at around 8:25 a.m. when she suffered a medical emergency.

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  • Authorities said that the crash was against an elevated subway pillar at Boston Road and West Farms Road.

    The driver was reportedly struck to the head following the crash but is currently listed in critical but stable condition at the St. Barnabas Hospital.

    Police indicated that no pedestrians were harmed in the crash. Passengers of the bus were taken to area hospitals for minor injuries.