Three injured in school bus accident

Posted 10/21/20

   On October 21,  at approximately 8:21am there was a School Bus Accident on Route 207 in the Town of New Windsor. New Windsor Police responded and found that a Commercial Tree …

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Three injured in school bus accident

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Three people were injured Wednesday in an accident involving a school bus on Route 207 in the Town of New Windsor. 

New Windsor Police responded and found that a commercial tree service truck that was heading Westbound on Route 207 crossed over the double yellow line and struck the Washingtonville School District School Bus that was driving Eastbound on Route 207. They then called for Fire Units for extrication for three people.

   Fire and Rescue Units were called from Washingtonville Fire Department, Maybrook Fire Department, Vails Gate Fire Department and Montgomery Fire Department.

   Ambulance Response was from New Windsor Ambulance Corps with assistance from Cornwall EMS, Blooming Grove EMS, Newburgh EMS and Highland Falls EMS.

Reported injured were:

- Ian Jennings, 25, of Flannagan's Tree Service. He was listed in stable condition Thursday at Garnett Health Center

- Andrew Sanches, 74, a school bus driver for the Washingtonville School District. He was listed in stable condition for the ICU at Montifiore Saint Luke's Cornwall Hospital.

- A six-year-old student from the Washo\ingtonville School District. The child is reported to have two broken bones and a deep laceration.

   Seven students walked off the bus and were brought to the hospital to be seen by medical professionals.  They have since been treated and released.

 New Windsor Police were assisted by NY State Police, Blooming Grove Police, NYSP accident investigation Unit, and NY State DOT.

      The accident is still under investigation at this time.

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