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25 kids suffer minor injuries when school bus brakes hard

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A school bus carrying 25 elementary school children to Hillcrest Elementary School was involved in an incident Tuesday morning.

School officials say the incident happened on the Bear Mountain Parkway when a vehicle getting on the parkway cut off the bus, causing the driver to brake hard to avoid a collision.

As a result of the incident, 25 children are complaining of neck and back injuries and are being evaluated by Peekskill paramedics at the Hillcrest School.

All the injuries appear to be minor.

The driver of the other vehicle involved has not been identified.

Peekskill police are investigating.

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