Bus Accidents Send Dozens to Area Hospitals

Chestnut Ridge Transportation is investigating what went wrong when a school bus was involved in an accident yesterday in Pearl River, sending four children to the hospital. In a statement, the district said the middle school bus was in an accident on Center Street. The bus safety team, district administration, police and EMS were all on-scene. Students that didn’t go to the hospital for evaluation of minor injuries were picked up at the scene or taken home on a replacement bus.

And in New Jersey, 33 were sent to the hospital after a school bus returning from a field trip was rear-ended by an SUV. NorthJersey.com reports 25 kids and eight adults suffered minor injuries Thursday afternoon after the accident on Knickerbocker Road in Englewood.

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