NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people, including a 5-year-old boy, were injured when a car rear-ended a city bus in Far Rockaway, Queens.
The accident happened around 2 p.m. at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 67th Street, police said.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
The driver of a car slammed into the back of a Q35 bus that was stopped at a bus stop, police said.
The impact was so strong that the boy – and the car seat he was strapped into – were ejected from the car, police told 1010 WINS.READ MORE: Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be Vaccinated
The boy was taken to Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park with head and neck injuries, police said.
Another person in the car was taken in serious condition to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, police said.MORE NEWS: Man Suffers Broken Nose In Alleged Anti-Asian Attack At Midtown Subway Station
The investigation was ongoing late Thursday.