Man killed in crash with MTA bus in Staten Island: NYPD

Man killed in crash with MTA bus in Staten Island NYPD

NEW DORP BEACH, Staten Island — A bus carrying people that is used by the MTA crashed into another car on Saturday night. One of the passengers on the bus died.

A man named Mikhail Sukhitskiy was driving his car, a Subaru, on Ebbitts Avenue in New Dorp Beach. His car collided with the bus that was heading east at 10:18 p.m. Emergency medical services had to take Sukhitskiy to the hospital, but they said that he was already dead.

There were no people on the bus when it crashed, according to the police. Ray Raimundi from the MTA told PIX11 News that the MTA is cooperating with NYPD in its investigation.

“We feel bad for the car driver and his family. We wish the bus operator a speedy recovery from his injuries. The investigation is early, so we are working with the police to figure out what happened.”

The police said that the MTA bus driver was not hurt in the crash.

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