Two Double-Decker Buses Crash in Times Square

The driver of one of the buses is charged with driving while impaired after the collision injured 15 people.
3:00 | 08/06/14

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Now to that news that's breaking overnight about the bus crash here in times square rightout side our "Gma" studio. One of the drivers arrested and charged with driving while impaired. ABC's Reena is here with the very latest. Good morning, Reena. Reporter: Good morning. The dent happened here at the crossroads of the world, not very far from our "Gma" studios and, in fact, the accident so intense that people here thought it was a bomb. We're learning new details including that this may have been drugs possibly of volunteered. Listen to the moment of impact as two double-decker tour buses collide in the middle of a packed times square sending terrified tourists running for their lives. This morning we're learning the driver of that red bus is under arrest charged with driving while impaired. Police have not ruled out drugs. Watch as that traffic light comes crashing down nearly on top of this person. The crowd scattering all captured by earthcam cameras. I heard an explosion and I ran the opposite direction. I thought it was a bomb. Reporter: It happened at 3:2 1 where theatersgoers line up to buy tickets. Debris flying everywhere injuring five including a child in a stroller. Then everybody was like lying down on the ground injured, people screaming. Reporter: When it was over, 15 people hurt in all. 14 of them pedestrians. I closed my eyes and my knees buckled up and everything because I thought everybody across there was gone. Reporter: Some carried away on stretchers. Thank god nobody was really badly hurt. Reporter: The two drivers and tour guide only people on the bus. The driver from irvington, new Jersey and people will look at surveillance video. This investigation far from over, Amy. Reena, what a frightening keen there yesterday. It sure was. Real scary.

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