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Thirteen injured in four-vehicle crash with MTA bus in Sparrows Point, authorities say

Thirteen people were injured and seven were transported to area hospitals after a CityLink bus struck a vehicle and caused two other vehicles to be struck Friday evening, authorities say.

Two people were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for serious injuries, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

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The driver of a CityLink Pink bus, operated by the Maryland Transit Administration, rear-ended a vehicle around 6:15 p.m. at Bethlehem Boulevard and Peninsula Expressway in Sparrows Point, according to a spokesman for the Maryland Department of Transportation.

The vehicle that had been struck propelled forward, striking another vehicle which then hit another, transportation spokesman Paul Shepard said.

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Two people had serious injuries, five people sustained minor injuries and six others refused medical transport, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

County firefighters freed one person who was trapped, and cleared the scene around 8:15 p.m., fire spokesman Capt. Len Stewart said.

MTA Police will investigate the incident, Shepard said.

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