Eight people were sent to the hospital after a car and MBTA bus collided on Morton Street on Tuesday.

 

According to T officials, around 11:30 a.m., an Enterprise rental car cut in front of a bus on Route 21 at the intersection of Morton and Hannon Sreets.

 

The front of the bus made contact with the rear end of the car, according to reports.

 

Officials said there was minor damage to both vehicles.

 

Eight people, including the two occupants of the car, were transported to area hospitals for non-life threatening injuries including back, neck and head injuries.

 

The driver of the car was cited by Transit Police officials for allegedly making an illegal turn.