Private School Bus Rear-Ended by Car in Upper West Side Crash

By Nicole Bode on October 13, 2011 10:56am | Updated on October 13, 2011 11:14am

A school bus was rear-ended by a car on the Upper West Side on Oct. 13.
A school bus was rear-ended by a car on the Upper West Side on Oct. 13.
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By Leslie Albrecht and Nicole Bode

DNAinfo Staff

UPPER WEST SIDE — A school bus was involved in a minor crash with a car on the Upper West Side Thursday morning, Fire Department officials said.

A yellow bus with 17 kids inside was rear-ended by a car on the West Side Highway, fire officials said. The bus driver pulled over onto West 96th Street and West End Avenue and one student was taken to St. Luke's Hospital as a precaution, fire officials said.

Fire officials at the scene did not immediately say what school the bus was heading to.

Lee Selby, whose family owns Selby Transportation Corporation, which owns the bus company, said that there were "no serious injuries at all, no one was hurt, it was just precautionary measures. All parents were notified."

Selby said the bus was headed to a private school in Riverdale, the Bronx. He did not immediately have the name of the school.

A private school bus was rear-ended on the West Side Highway Oct. 13, 2011.
A private school bus was rear-ended on the West Side Highway Oct. 13, 2011.
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