Couple dies after speeding car crashes into a school bus in Philadelphia


Two people were killed Sunday after a car collided with a school bus in Philadelphia.

As first responders arrived on the scene of the crash around 9 hours, according to WTXF-TV. A silver sedan had crashed head-on into the bus, completely destroying the sedan, the front-end.

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A man and a woman in the car had died. Their identity is not released. The police said that the car is driving well over the posted 45 mph speed limit, according to WPVI-TV. The car was then engulfed in flames.

WPVI-TV reported the school bus had just deposited in more than two dozen children in a local church, just before it was rear-ended.

“The behind on the school bus with such an impact caused the Mercedes to go under the rear bumper of the school bus and that impact apparently killed both the male driver and the female passenger. They were killed immediately,” Philadelphia police Chief Inspector Scott Small.

There were no other injuries reported.

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