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Nine injured in Westlake bus crash

123 Nine people were injured Wednesday when a Metro bus and private van collided near the 1800 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Westlake, officials said.

The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles City Fire Department.

Of the injured, six people were taken to the hospital in fair condition, officials said.

Crews are now clear from the area and an investigation into the accident is ongoing, officials said.

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Map: Location of bus crash in which nine people were injured in Westlake. Source: Google Maps

 
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