Police: 12-year-old boy struck by mini bus in Patchogue

Police say the bus was northbound on Rider Avenue and the child was crossing Carman Street westbound when the incident occurred.

News 12 Staff

Sep 18, 2023, 3:05 PM

Updated 207 days ago

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Police say a 12-year-old boy was struck by a mini bus at the intersection of Carman Street and Rider Avenue in Patchogue around 8 a.m.
The bus was heading northbound on Rider Avenue and the child was crossing Carman Street westbound when the incident occurred, according to police.
The bus had stopped at the stop sign at the intersection and began to move when it struck the child, police say.
The child was treated for minor injuries at Stony Brook University Hospital.
Aboard the bus was the driver, a man, a female adult aide, and a male child who were not injured.
Motor Carrier Safety Section officers conducted a safety check on the bus at the scene.
No summonses were issued. 
In a statement, Patchogue School District officials said "This morning, a South Ocean Middle School student was struck by a non-District Suffolk Transportation minibus on the corner of Rider Avenue and Carman Street in Patchogue. District administration, EMTs, Suffolk County Police, the Patchogue Fire Department and the student’s family immediately arrived on the scene. The student was responsive on the scene and was taken to Stony Brook Hospital by ambulance with family members to ensure necessary medical treatment is delivered. We will continue to keep this student in our thoughts as we hope for his quick recovery."


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