Alleged drunk driver hits school bus

July 16, 2009 12:43:58 PM PDT
Police on Long Island say a drunk driver collided head-on with a school bus early Wednesday, injuring a bus matron. The accident happened around 8 a.m. on Washington Avenue and Cypress Drive in Mastic Beach.

  • SLIDESHOW Images from the scene.

    The matron was taken to a hospital with a broken leg. Two children were on the bus at the time of the crash, but neither was hurt.

    The driver of the sedan, who suffered unknown injuries, has been charged with DUI. The bus driver was not hurt.

    The accident is still under investigation.


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