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Dec 20, 2014

04:55:53 GMT--Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA



EDIS Number: VI-20141220-46383-USA

Date / time: 20/12/2014 04:54:25 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of New York

Location: New York City [58-19 Woodside Avenue,Woodside, Queens]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 17 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate



Description:



Thirteen children were injured when a school bus crashed into a building in Queens Thursday evening, authorities said. The bus crashed into a wall next to Pizza Boy II on 59th Street near Woodside Avenue at approximately 5 p.m., FDNY officials said. "I can feel it, [the store] was shaking," said Soon Kim, 56, owner of Fiesta Cards and Gifts next door to where the accident happened. FDNY officials said the children, along with four adults, were taken Elmhurst Hospital with non-serious injuries. It was not clear how the crash happened but police don't suspect any criminality on the part of the bus driver.




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