Teens injured in school bus accident

February 25, 2013 6:23:12 PM PST
Five teens suffered injuries when a mini school bus and a dump truck crashed on Monday afternoon.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Grove Avenue and Carman Street in Patchogue.

A dump truck t-boned a mini school bus. The dump truck driver was cited for disoveying a stop sign and for an equipment violation.

The dump truck from All County Block and Supply (from Holbrook) was traveling south on Grove Avenue in Patchogue when the 65-year-old male driver drove past a stop sign without stopping. The truck struck a mini school bus that was traveling east on Carman Street.

Five teens, 14-year-old twin boys, a 15-year-old male, a 15-year-old female and a 16-year-old female were transported to Brookhaven Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries. The 36-year-old female bus driver was not injured. The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

Police didn't know what school the teens went to, but the bus driver worked for Educational Bus Transport.

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