News Fire truck, MTA bus, car crash in Astoria; over a dozen injured, FDNY says A FDNY fire truck, a MTA bus and a car crashed in Astoria on Sunday, a spokesperson said. Photo Credit: Image provided by Astoria resident Constantine Kinigopoulos By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox June 26, 2016 3:22 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email More than a dozen people were sent to the hospital on Sunday when a fire truck, a MTA bus and a car crashed near Astoria. A total of 14 people, including two firefighters, were taken to area hospitals with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, an FDNY spokesman said. The crash occurred at about 12:20 p.m. by the corner of Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Street, the spokesman said. The fire truck had been on its way to a fire at the time. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the accident. By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.