At least 1 dead, dozens injured as bus transporting high school students crashes on the way to band camp

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At least 1 dead, dozens injured as bus transporting high school students crashes on the way to band camp

At least one person has died and dozens sustained injuries when a bus carrying high school students from Long Island, New York, crashed while heading to band camp in Pennsylvania, state police said.

 

The accident occurred Thursday, Sept. 21, in Orange County, which is about 60 miles north of New York City, U.S., officials said.

 

Multiple people suffered serious injuries, including several who are critically hurt, officials said.

 

At least 1 dead, dozens injured as bus transporting high school students crashes on the way to band camp

 

The bus, carrying students from Farmingdale High School, rolled over and slid off Interstate 84.

 

At least 1 dead, dozens injured as bus transporting high school students crashes on the way to band camp

 

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she’s been briefed on the accident.

 

“Personnel from the New York State Police and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services are onsite to assist local emergency response teams,” Hochul said in a statement. “We are grateful for the first responders whose speedy action saved lives and we will continue to support them however necessary. Our hearts are with all who are impacted by this horrific situation.”

 



Source: Linda Ikeji