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 email@example.com @AlisonFox June 26, 2016 3:22 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet 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 firstname.lastname@example.org @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 We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.