Saturday, December 20, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Bronx Boy Struck, Injured By School Bus

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Bronx Boy Struck, Injured By School Bus
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Police in the Bronx are investigating after a young boy was struck and injured by a yellow bus while heading to school Thursday.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. in front of Santa Maria School at the intersection of Zerega Avenue and Glebe Street in Parkchester.

Police say the 6-year-old was crossing the street with his older sister.

The Archdiocese of New York says there is normally a crossing guard at that intersection but they called out for Thursday.

A replacement guard did not arrive at the intersection until more than an hour after the accident.

"I don't know why the crossing guard wasn't there. That's what I heard. It does concern me, said one passerby.

The boy's injury happened one day after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major push to cut down on traffic accidents.

Fire officials say the boy was taken to Jacobi Hospital where he is being treated for a leg injury. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP