NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Hampton Roads Transit bus crashed into a church in Newport News on Wednesday.

Newport News police said the bus driver and five passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

HRT Bus Crash July 17, 2019
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The crash occurred around 12:32 p.m. near 21st Street and Wickham Avenue.

Police said the bus was cut off by a car and the HRT driver lost control and drove into First Church of Our Lord Jesus.

The church building was empty and there was minimal damage.

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