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Four Injured, Including Two Students When School Buses Crash In Hyde Park

Four people were injured, including two students during a crash between two school buses.
Four people were injured, including two students during a crash between two school buses. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Four people were injured including two students when two school buses collided after one failed to yield the right of way in the area.

The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Dutchess County at the intersection of Smith Court and Route 9G in Hyde Park.

The buses were both from the Hyde Park School District.

A Hyde Park officer came upon the crash that occurred when a 20-passenger school bus operated by a 47-year-old woman was exiting Smith Court and failed to yield the right of way of a 27-passenger school bus operated by a 60-year-old man, said Hyde Park Police Chief Robert Benson. 

The impact caused the 27-passenger bus to roll onto its side. The bus that rolled over was occupied by a 74-year-old bus monitor and two students, 11 and 12-years-old, Benson said.

Four occupants were transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital and one was transported to Vassar Brothers Hospital. 

The injuries were non-serious in nature, Benson said.

 Route 9G was closed for more than an hour while Brandl’s Towing removed the buses.

The Hyde Park Police were assisted by:

  • Fairview Fire Department, 
  • Mobil Life Paramedics, 
  • Roosevelt Fire Department, 
  • New York State Park Police, 
  • Dutchess County Sheriffs Office, 
  • New York State Police, 
  • Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response.

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