4 kids, 5 adults hospitalized after school bus hits pickup truck en route to Atlantis Marine World

Nine people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a school bus collided with a pickup truck in Riverhead. Authorities say the bus, which was carrying 32

The bus was on its way from New York City when it crashed.

The bus was on its way from New York City when it crashed. (8/7/13)

RIVERHEAD - Nine people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a school bus collided with a pickup truck in Riverhead.

Authorities say the bus, which was carrying 32 children from New York City, was headed to Atlantis Marine World when it rear-ended the truck on West Main Street near Raynor Avenue.

Four children and four adults on the bus, as well as the driver of the truck, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The bus is currently undergoing a safety check.

No charges have been filed yet.
 

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