MATA bus strikes apartment building

A MATA bus struck a downtown Memphis apartment building Tuesday morning.

The accident, which happened near the intersection of Alabama Avenue and Danny Thomas, happened when the bus was making a left turn and the driver failed to yield to a Ford Taurus that was also turning.

Officials at the scene said the driver of the bus would be ticketed in the accident.

No one was in the apartment at the time, while three passengers, as well as the driver, were on the bus.  Officials at the scene said no one was serious injured in the accident.

Officials did not immediately release a damage estimate for the apartment building.