Collision in Brooklyn flips school bus on its side, injures 9

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Six children and three adults were injured in Brooklyn after a green cab collided with a school bus and flipped it on its side.
Credit: Metro file photo

Six children and three adults were injured in Brooklyn on Monday afternoon when a green cab collided with a school bus and flipped it on its side.

Police said that the taxi was driving westbound on Halsey Street at around 4:30 p.m.
as the school bus went north on Marcy Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant.

The Department of Education said on Monday that none of the students suffered serious injuries. Students on the bus attend P53K school for special-needs students and the Academy for Environmental Leadership.

Those on the bus, including its driver and matron, were taken to Kings County and Woodhull hospitals as a precaution, school officials said.

Authorities also said emergency workers took the cab driver to cab Kings County for neck injuries.

No information has been released as to the cause of the collision, with police calling the investigation ongoing.

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