Dozens Injured After Bus Hits Long Island Overpass, Shaving Off Roof

Dozens Injured After Bus Hits Long Island Overpass, Shaving Off Roof

New York State Highway Patrol says a bus struck a bridge overpass on Long Island with dozens of teenagers and adults on board.

'A commercial bus, owned by Journey, bus lines from Irvington, New Jersey, was traveling eastbound on the Southern State Parkway, where it struck the Eagle Avenue overpass, ' Candelaria said.

Numerous injuries were serious and some of the passengers had to be extricated, according to New York State Police Major David Candelaria.

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One person sustained very serious injuries, which included broken bones and soft tissue injuries, officials said. State Police still need to confirm the actual route through a forensic analysis of the device and passenger interviews.

Major David Candelaria confirmed further details about the accident in a statement to the press.

The top of the bus was clipped off after reportedly hitting an overpass near Exit 19 in Lakeview just after 9 p.m. The height of the Prevost is about 12 feet, according to the bus manufacturer, Newsday reported. Passengers were seen covered in blankets as they waited outside.

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"This was treated as a mass-casualty incident", New York State Police Maj.

Police hadn't determined whether the driver, Troy Gaston, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, would be charged, Candelaria said. They were part of a group of 38 students and five chaperones who had arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport after a spring break trip to Europe and were heading to a drop-off location in Huntington Station.

"I don't think he had any awareness because if you look at the damage, it's a high-impact strike", Candelaria said, adding that the incident remains under investigation. Multiple ambulances and firetrucks responded to the scene.

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