Police say 57-year-old Milo Montavilla was in the crosswalk when he was hit and dragged several feet before being trapped underneath the bus.
Police say the bus was parked around 7th Avenue and 35th Street. When the fire began, thick black smoke-filled the area and flames shot out of the bus. No one was injured in the fire.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott unveiled an emergency plan in the event the strike occurs. However, a statement by ATU Local 1181 said there are “no immediate plans” for a strike.
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.
Authorities say a tree fell at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on River Road and Northumberland Road in Teaneck, knocking over a utility pole.
Wednesday’s wet weather may have played a role in a wreck involving a packed school bus in Westchester County.
Windows on the school bus shattered when the bus struck the low-hanging branch shortly before 8:30 a.m. Monday in Westport, sending debris into the bus.
Police say a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being hit by a school bus Friday morning.
After Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on New York City’s northern suburbs, getting back to normal continues to be a struggle.
Police are investigating how a 4-year-old special needs boy was left on a school bus for as long as five hours before being discovered by a maintenance worker
Because of the boy’s disability, police said they haven’t been able to determine if he fell asleep, or if the driver and aide simply failed to check the bus.
Authorities said another student saw the boy remove the weapon from his book bag on a school bus on their way to Central Middle School.
Police were investigating whether a driver from Switzerland ran a stop sign and slammed into a school bus, causing the bus to roll on its side in Lakewood.
A school bus driver, on her way to pick up a group of disabled children, was arrested for DWI.
The child apparently fell asleep in the back of the bus and went unnoticed for hours.