13 people hurt in NYC Theater District bus crash

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NEW YORK - AUGUST 5: A damaged windshield of one of the double-decker buses which was involved in an accident at Duffy Square in Times Square on August 5, 2014 in New York City. At least thirteen people were injured when the buses collided at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 5: People embrace following an accident between two double-decker buses at Duffy Square in Times Square on August 5, 2014 in New York City. At least thirteen people were injured when the buses collided at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 5: People sit at the scene of an accident between two double-decker buses at Duffy Square in Times Square on August 5, 2014 in New York City. At least thirteen people were injured when the buses collided at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 5: The upper sections of two double-decker buses are crushed together following an accident between them at Duffy Square in Times Square on August 5, 2014 in New York City. At least thirteen people were injured when the buses collided at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 5: People and policemen stand at the scene of an accident between two double-decker buses at Duffy Square in Times Square on August 5, 2014 in New York City. At least thirteen people were injured when the buses collided at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
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Runners make their way down 7th Ave. through New York's Times Square as they participate in the New York City Half-Marathon Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006. This was the first time the race was run outside Central Park. The course looped down to Times Square and along the West Side Highway to lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
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NEW YORK (AP) - A traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in New York City's Theater District has injured 13 people, three of them seriously.

The Fire Department of New York says none of the injuries in the crash is believed to be life-threatening.

The accident occurred Tuesday afternoon around 47th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, an area of Times Square usually teeming with tourists near the TKTS discount Broadway tickets booth and the Hershey's Chocolate World store. It shut down a stretch of Seventh Avenue.

City officials say at least eight people were treated at the scene, including several bus passengers.

Rose Cantillon is visiting the city from Ireland and was nearby. She says she was sitting on a bench when she "heard screaming" and ran.

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