School bus with no kids on board crashes outside Bronx school; 7 hospitalized

THE BRONX — Seven people were hospitalized after a school bus without any children on board crashed outside a Bronx school on Thursday, according to officials.

Seven people were hospitalized after a crash involving a school bus on Sept. 6, 2018. (witness)

The crash happened outside PS/MS 37 Bronx at 8:29 a.m., FDNY said. The school is located at Irwin Avenue and West 230th Street, bordering the Kingsbridge and Spuyten Duyvil neighborhoods.

A picture taken at the scene showed a school bus and silver car, both with a crushed hoods. The car appeared to have crashed into a pole.

Seven people were hospitalized, according to FDNY. Information about those hospitalized was not provided.

The school bus was not carrying children at the time, police later said. PS/MS 37 teaches grades K-8, and started its school year Wednesday.

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