MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y. – Police in New York say 17 students and their driver have been taken to hospitals after a school bus collided with a truck on Long Island. None of the injuries is considered serious.
The wreck occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Middle Island. The bus was from the Longwood School District, but the students' ages aren't immediately available. School district officials and the bus company haven't returned phone calls seeking comment.
Police say the students were involved in an after-school activity, but they are unsure what it was.
The front end of the truck was badly damaged, and many of the bus' windows were smashed. The truck driver also has been hospitalized.
The victims' names have not been released.