Not a Good Day in the Bronx

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MTA XN60 hanging over bridge

Tonight, on January 14th, 2021 at 11:20 pm, an MTA Articulated Bus was reported to be hanging over an overpass in the Bronx.

The articulation bend on this bus appears to be completely broken, and the entire front half of this bus is hanging over while the rear is still on the overpass.

No word on the cause of this event, or if there are any injuries, but hopefully all involved are safe.

UPDATE January 15th 2021 at 8:42pm: There were 8 reported injuries on this bus, which was in service along route Bx35 at the time. Accordingly, the bus was going 15-22 miles per hour while taking a turn, but should’ve been going 3-4mph. None of the injuries were life threatening, and the all involved are recovering, but the investigation is ongoing. For those who need to know, the bus involved was MTA New Flyer XN60 #1012

About the author: DashTransit

I have been with Virtual Transportation Cente since it's conception as the "Dash Forums" back in 2008. Since then, I have been writing and doing YouTube side by side, focusing both on Transportation and Gaming. Most of my knowledge comes from SEPTA as I lived in Philadelphia for most of my life. As of 2021, I am on YouTube as DashTransit, Dash5155, and TheDashOfficial.

As for the name DashTransit itself, it actually stems from my YouTube channel.

DashTransit was originally called "njt5329" and the channel was just clips of buses. Mostly SEPTA and NJT. A Fujifilm Finepix was used in this era.

Starting in July 2011, the Canon SX130IS camera became the camera of the channel, bringing HD documentary-style videos much like my buddy (trainman1971) did for DVD for many years past. This is when the channel became known as "Transit Action Series"

In May 2012, the original Canon SX130IS retired, and then all videos were recorded off a mobile phone until eventually uploaded proved too difficult due to hardships IRL

Starting in 2017, I used a Canon SX200IS from Bastranz to reboot the channel that otherwise was dead for a whole year prior.

Between April 19th, 2019, and January 21st, 2021, all videos were recorded by a Canon SX710 HS camera. The channel was renamed DashTransit 4/19/19.

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Comments

@peepso_user_255(JonathanOcto)
Oh that's got to be scary with the bus hanging over an overpass. I hope everyone is okay
January 19, 2021 9:48 pm
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