SEPTA bus and tractor-trailer collide in Northeast Philly; 15 injured

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A SEPTA bus and a tractor-trailer have collided in Northeast Philadelphia, sending 15 people to a hospital.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street intersection.

The SEPTA Route 5 bus was headed north when it struck the truck, which was turning onto Frankford Avenue.

The 15 people on the bus were taken to Einstein Medical Center. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.