Part of Philadelphia building collapses against school bus

Debris from a building under demolition rests along side a school bus Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A section of a building being demolished in Philadelphia has collapsed onto a city street, coming to rest against a school bus but causing no injuries.

The fallen slab of concrete also knocked a small tree and light pole onto the bus.

Police say there were no children on the bus at the time of the collapse Thursday morning, and the driver escaped without injury.

Most of the building slab fell on a section of street blocked off by a fence and barriers. The bus was alongside the barrier when it was struck.

In 2013, six people were killed when a building under demolition in the city collapsed on a neighboring thrift store.

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