Driver killed in school bus accident in Nassau Co.

July 24, 2012 3:00:37 PM PDT
A school bus driver is dead and 7 others were injured in an accident involving a school bus and a cement truck in Nassau County, police say.The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near Oyster Bay Road and Matinecock Court in Locust Valley section.

Authorities say the cement truck did not clear a railroad overpass, went out of control and hit the school bus.

Officials say the 64 year old bus driver was killed. His name was not released.

Three 6-year-olds and 1 nine-year-old boy are among the injured. They were coming from a summer day camp for developmentally disabled children.

The cement truck driver was also injured and taken to the hospital.

The victims are currently in stable condition.

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