News Van driver dies after collision with MTA bus on Staten Island, police say The driver of a van who slammed into an MTA bus in Staten Island on October 7, 2017, has died, police said. Photo Credit: Getty Images / iStockphoto / Jitalia17 By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated October 8, 2017 5:19 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The driver of a van that slammed into an MTA bus in Staten Island last week has died, police said Sunday. Marcus Brown, 33, died on Saturday, a day after he lost control of his van and crashed it into a city bus. Brown, from Bulls Head, Staten Island, was traveling down Arthur Kill Road about 7 a.m. on Friday when he allegedly lost control and ended up driving against traffic. He hit the bus head-on, police said. The 42-year-old bus driver and two passengers, 23 and 35 years old, were treated for minor injuries. Brown was taken to Staten Island University North Hospital with internal injuries and trauma to his legs, police said. Charges against him had been pending, police said, but he died at the hospital. 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.