A bus crash in Philadelphia has sent several people to the hospital.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority bus crashed head-on into a support pole for the Market-Frankford elevated train line.

Service on the elevated line was not affected, but the intersection was closed to traffic.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. Thursday in North Philadelphia.

SEPTA spokeswoman Sylvana Hoyos says seven people have reported injuries. She says the extent of their injuries isn't immediately known.

Hoyos says a van was also involved in the accident but investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened.

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