NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (PIX11) – A small school bus and another vehicle collided in Westchester County, injuring several people Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened on Lake Road in New Castle around 2:13 p.m. The crash involved a Yorktown Central School District bus and a 2016 Honda Accord, according to police.
An unlicensed 16-year-old boy was driving the Honda Accord southbound on Lake Road when he lost control of the vehicle while rounding a curve, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the bus head-on, police said.
Video from AIR11 showed the front end of both vehicles smashed together. The windshields were cracked and debris littered the roadway.
The 16-year-old driver and his three passengers were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to police. Five passengers on the bus were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.