News

Driver Injured After Collision Sends School Bus Into Brooklyn Home

A school bus struck a house after a collision with an SUV on Nov. 7, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

A school bus struck a house after a collision with an SUV on Nov. 7, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A school bus driver was injured following a frightening crash in Canarsie on Monday morning.

Officials said an SUV hit a school bus on Rockaway Avenue near Avenue N around 8:20 a.m.

The impact apparently sent the bus – which had no children on board – into a home.

A fire broke out on the bus but was quickly extinguished.

The bus driver was rushed to Brookdale Hospital in serious condition.

A passenger in the SUV suffered minor injuries. The driver was not hurt.