According to FOX News, the accident occurred just after 9:00 PM Sunday on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview. The bus was transporting 38 students from various Long Island high schools as well as five chaperones.
At least six of the passengers suffered serious injuries, and another 37 sustained minor injuries. Video footage and photos from the scene showed the roof of the bus had been crushed down to the top of the seat covers from front to rear. One student had to be extricated from the wreckage.
The bus had just picked up the students from Kennedy Airport and was en route to a shopping mall where the students were to meet with their parents.
The following information was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation:
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