Multiple Injuries in School Bus Accident near Elementary School

Andrew Tetreault

5- 6 People were injured after a driver slammed into a Mini School Bus after suffering apparent medical emergency

At 3:02pm Wednsday afternoon, the Plainview Fire Department & Nassau County Police Department responded to a reported traffic collision involving a school bus. The accident happened at the intersection of Old Country Road & Orchard Street in Plainview, New York (Just Southwest of Pasedena Elementary School). Upon arrival, firefighters had an occupied school bus involved in a crash. Immediate assistance was requested for ambulances to respond to the scene. EMS units from Bethpage Fire Department & Hicksville Fire Department were sent to scene. A pumper truck from Farmingdale Fire Department and ambulance from Syosset Fire Department provided standby coverage for the Plainview Fire District for the duration of the alarm. At 3:44pm the scene was placed under control and all victims were transported to area hospitals with unspecified injuries. The scene was turned over to the Nassau County Police Department.


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