WEST NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – One person was killed and four others were injured Thursday after an ambulette and small bus crashed near the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack.
Around 2:30 p.m., Clarkstown police were sent to Route 303 and Palisades Center Drive for a report of a serious crash.READ MORE: Jury To Begin Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
A minibus carrying two passengers and an ambulette carrying one passenger collided at the traffic light, police said.
The left side of the ambulette was completely crushed.READ MORE: CDC Backs Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots For Millions Of Seniors And Some Others
All the passengers were taken to Nyack Hospital, police said. The 48-year-old man who had been in the ambulette was pronounced dead.
Four others were also injured – one seriously – but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, police said.
The cause of the accident had not been determined late Thursday.MORE NEWS: 'I'm Going To Risk It:' CBS2 Finds Many Subway Riders Still Not Wearing Masks As MTA Starts Issuing Fines
Route 303 from Palisades Center Drive North to Palisades Center Drive South was closed after the accident.