At least nine people were left needing hospital treatment after a bus fell 15m (49ft) off a bridge and into an underpass in New York.
The articulated passenger transport – like a bendy bus – crashed at about 11pm local time on Thursday.
The nine people rescued suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), with the driver believed to be among them.
Photos from the scene showed the blue bus with its front half broken through a railing and touching the tarmac below.
The back end of the vehicle is seen stationary on the level above, with the two ends held together by the torn articulation.
In a video from the crash, which happened in the Bronx, people can be heard saying the scene was “like in a movie”.
BUS IN THE BRONX 😭😭
— Javi 🇵🇷 (@DJKingBori) January 15, 2021
Superheroes like Spiderman have often been seen stopping public transport from plunging to the roads below in New York.
A spokesman from the police said the bus driver was “unable to navigate the roadway and went off the road”.
FDNY deputy chief Paul Hopper, who oversaw the medical side of the incident, said: “The bus fell approximately 50ft [15.2m] onto the access road.
“The patients suffered injuries consistent with a fall from such a great height.”