UPDATE:Toddler killed in wreck between car and city bus

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Toddler critical after accident; now deceased
azfamily.com

PHOENIX - A fatal accident for a 3-year-old child occurred at 11th Street and Roosevelt on Friday.

The accident involves two adults, the three-year-old girl who died from her injuries, and a six-year old female with serious injuries.

NewsChopper 3 over head showed a Valley Metro bus colliding with a car.

According to Phoenix Fire some of the injured needed to be extricated from the vehicle.

At 8:20 p.m. Phoenix Police responded to the collision and found that the driver of the city bus, 55-year-old Russell Lavelle, was travelling north-bound on 11th Street and entered the intersection at Roosevelt on a yellow light.

The driver of a 1996 Mercury, 49-year-old Maria Espinoza Hidalgo was travelling with two child passengers and entered the intersection travelling west-bound and the bus hit the car broadside.

Neither of the 2 children in the car were restrained.

All three victims in the Mercury were transported to the hospital with serious injuries--and the toddler later passed away.

Witnesses confirmed the bus had a yellow light.

There were no indications that either driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and no tickets were issued.

Police are still investigating the crash.