Several Students Injured in School Bus Accident on Merrick Road in Massapequa
Where: The accident occurred on Merrick Road near Alhambra Road in Massapequa, New York.
What Happened: A school bus allegedly veered off the side of the road and struck a pole.
- Driver of school bus
- Children on school bus
- Unspecified number of students on bus, injured
On or about Monday, November 30th, 2020, around 2:45 in the afternoon, a single-vehicle school bus accident sent several children to the hospital. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office said the accident happened along Merrick Road near Alhambra Road in Massapequa, New York.
Officers said an unspecified number of children were injured when the school bus they were on veered off the side of the road and slammed into a pole a short distance off the pavement. Paramedics transported several children to a nearby hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries.
Google Maps shows Merrick Road is four lanes, with a shared turn lane dividing east and westbound trafffic. Massapequa is located about 38 miles east of New York City.
The investigation into the accident is still active and ongoing.
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