Martin Luther King, Jr.’s family in bus accident on 50th anniversary

Posted on: 8:04 am, August 29, 2013, by and

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WASHINGTON – A charter bus carrying Martin Luther King, Jr.’s family collided with a minivan Wednesday.

The bus was leaving from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. King, Jr. made his famous “I have a dream” speech, according to NBC News.

Authorities said a minivan ran and red light and caused the crash.

CNN reports that one member on the bus was injured and sent to the hospital but police did not give more information on the injuries.

The collision happened just off of the National Mall where the celebrations took place.