Dozens hurt as bus carrying teens home from spring break hits overpass

A nonoperational height sensor on the eastbound ramp to the Southern State Parkway at Eagle Avenue in Lakeview on Monday

A nonoperational height sensor on the eastbound ramp to the Southern State Parkway at Eagle Avenue in Lakeview on Monday

The mass casualty incident, that sliced the roof off of the bus, occurred at approximately 9.08pm on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview.

Thirty-eight teenage students, along with five chaperones, were on their way home from JFK airport, having just come back from spring break in Europe. The Nassau County police and the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department set up a mass-casualty treatment triage and saved lives.

New York State Police confirmed 37 suffered minor injuries, five serious and one very serious. Police did not say which schools the students were affiliated with.

Video footage from the scene showed empty stretchers and first responders surrounding the front of the bus as red lights from multiple emergency vehicles reflected off the bus's white exterior.

Uber to acquire self-service bicycle firm Jump Bikes
Uber revealed today its plan to purchase JUMP , a bike sharing company that's now operating in San Francisco and Washington DC. Jump and Uber struck a partnership that integrated Jump's $2-a-ride service into Uber's mobile application earlier this year.

The crumpled bus, its door hanging open, straddled the right lane and the grassy shoulder off the road.

"It's a high-impact strike", Candelaria said.

Police are investigating the accident and are evaluating the bus driver.

"Safety is our top priority, and while we can't comment on an ongoing investigation, throughout this area there is signage indicating height restrictions and making clear that commercial vehicles are prohibited from driving on parkways", Morrissey said.

Judge sets Conor McGregor's bail at $50K after UFC bus attack
If the image is legitimate, then the "Access Denied" poster had barred several members of Conor McGregor's team. He later reiterated that stance on Fox Sports' " UFC Tonight", saying: "Conor does want to fight ".

The infrared sensors detect vehicles that are too tall nearing or entering a parkway ramp and trigger an alert to the driver on an overhead electronic road sign that warns the driver to pull over.

The driver will be subjected to drug and alcohol tests, according to police.

Passengers reported hearing someone yell "Duck!" as the bus approached the overpass, Candelaria said, but it was unclear if it was the driver. "If you look at the bus from the side, it's got substantial damage".

Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers
If you've been following Nokia for sometime now, you would know that the company is packing all its devices with Android One . Now Finnish site Suomimobiili has put out the specifications sheet of Nokia 9 , revealing details of the upcoming smartphone.

Recommended News

  • De Rossi hails coach as Roma stun Barcelona

    De Rossi hails coach as Roma stun Barcelona

    While opponents have failed to hurt either team domestically, they have found life tougher in the Champions League . Now Salah's 39-goal haul this season is on a par with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi .
    Ronda Rousey's WWE debut at WrestleMania 34

    Ronda Rousey's WWE debut at WrestleMania 34

    Despite Ronda's athletic pedigree, fans were apprehensive about her competing in her very first wrestling match at Wrestlemania . Paying homage to her nickname namesake, the late "Rowdy" Roddy Piper , Rousey rocked a kilt en route to the ring.
    Gold Coast Officially Opens Commonwealth Games

    Gold Coast Officially Opens Commonwealth Games

    Australia's McKeon, who won the race in Glasgow four years ago, finished third. "I'm really grateful that I got that final spot", Jack said.
  • Arizona deploys 225 National Guard members to border

    Arizona deploys 225 National Guard members to border

    Abbott told the San Antonio radio station KTSA that Texas would increase the number of troops it deploys by 300 each week. He said that based on his conversations with President Trump and other officials, there's no end date on the deployment.
    Two killed in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

    Two killed in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

    The driver was a German citizen, said Herbert Reul, state minister for internal affairs in North Rhine-Westphalia state. Ms Adomeit went on to say there was no indication the perpetrator had any political motives for the attack.
    Ricciardo sets the pace in first practice session

    Ricciardo sets the pace in first practice session

    It all leads up to Sunday's race, which starts at 4.10pm BST and where Hamilton and Vettel will again expect to lead the pack. The defending F1 champion had a tricky first session, locking his tires and twice taking his Mercedes too wide on corners.
  • Ben Simmons on Joel Embiid's 'scary' return in playoffs

    Ben Simmons on Joel Embiid's 'scary' return in playoffs

    Not only that, the former No. 1 pick opened up with electric play after electric play in a ridiculous first quarter display. Philadelphia's Ben Simmons recorded his 12th triple-double of the season with 27 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists.
    Hungary's strongman Viktor Orban wins third term in power

    Hungary's strongman Viktor Orban wins third term in power

    National Election Office figures indicated that 63.2 percent of eligible voters had cast ballots by 5 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Sunday. Right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban's hardline approach to migrants has grown stronger over the years.
    Trump attacks Washington Post, calls it Amazon's 'chief lobbyist'

    Trump attacks Washington Post, calls it Amazon's 'chief lobbyist'

    Is The Stock Safe to Invest? RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, October 23 report . As a company has 478.78M shares outstanding and its current share price is $1459.39, the market cap is $675.35B.
  • Brock Lesnar Signs New WWE Contract - Official Details

    Lesnar's new WWE deal allows for the 40-year-old to compete under the UFC banner while he is also appearing at wrestling shows. It is notably reminiscent to 2015 when Lesnar used rumors of a return to the UFC to negotiate a new WWE deal.
    Prince Charles's wife Camilla not bored at ceremony, insists Commonwealth Games president

    Prince Charles's wife Camilla not bored at ceremony, insists Commonwealth Games president

    Both tried their hands at table tennis, with Camilla joking that she would "leave it to the professionals". Upon arrival, the couple was greeted in Brisbane by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove with a 21-gun salute.
    Two Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims identified

    Two Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims identified

    Condolences and tributes soon poured in across social media, including from his sister on Twitter. Four members of the Swift Current Broncos were killed in a bus crash in Saskatchewan in 1986.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.