Nearly two-dozen injured in Yeshiva school bus crash in Rockland County

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RAMAPO, NY – At least one person was critically injured, and more than twenty others required medical attention when a bus crashed into a house in Ramapo Thursday.

Many of the injured include school children. The extent of the injuries is not known at this time, but police have reported several of the victims have already been released from the hospital.

The school bus came to rest after crashing into a home. A four-door car was next to the school bus, overturned.

“At the scene of major school bus accident on Southgate Drive. Our thoughts are with the children & their families as we pray for speedy recovery,” said Ramapo supervisor Michael Specht.

Police have not released any information regarding what caused the crash at this time. The crash occurred at around 9 am in the area of North Southgate Drive.

Monsey Hatzolah and the Hillcrest Fire Department were among the first emergency services to arrive on scene shortly after the Ramapo Police Department. Ramapo investigators told the media today that 22 people were on the bus at the time, which was transporting children from the Ribinitzer Yeshiva.

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The driver of the bus was tested for impairment, which none was found. Police said none of the injuries are life-threatening.

This is a breaking news story, we will provide updates as they come in.