3 injured in accident involving city bus in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Phoenix police say a woman pronounced dead after a collision in Phoenix was brought back to life by firefighters.

The crash happened Wednesday evening at Peoria Avenue and Cave Creek Road.

Authorities initially reported someone died in the crash, but later told ABC15 the woman in her mid-30s was revived by crews at the scene.

Police say the woman was driving southbound on Cave Creek Road when she crossed the center line and hit a city bus.

Air15 video showed impact of the crash which appeared to have split the car in two.

"It was an extremely loud like a percussion grenade. The type of sound that just boomed, it rumbled.  And I was standing there and it actually felt like air pressure, like a deep rumble the bass a lot of cars have where you can actually feel it rumbling, just like a wave just went through you," said a witness at the scene.

Authorities say the woman is now listed in extremely critical condition.

Officers say two people on the bus were also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say pieces of the woman's car hit a third car, but did not result in any injuries.

Authorities say it's likely speed played a factor in the accident, but they're still investigating.

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