One person was killed Wednesday morning when a bus and box truck collided in the West Village.  The bus then slammed into nearby scaffolding.

The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 14th Street.  Several others were also injured.

7th Avenue between 13th and 15th Streets were closed as a result of the crash.

The victim has not been identified and there's no word on what caused the accident.