Bus carrying adults with special needs involved in Bedford Hills crash

Posted: Updated:
BEDFORD HILLS -

Officials say a bus carrying adults with special needs crashed with a Jeep Monday afternoon in Bedford Hills.

The head-on collision occurred around 3:45 p.m. on South Bedford Road.

Police say the Jeep driver, a 55-year-old woman from Stamford, Connecticut, was seriously injured and transported to Westchester Medical Center. The 11 special-needs adults and their driver were taken to local hospitals. Police say their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

VIDEO: Chopper 12 over Bedford Hills bus-Jeep crash

Officials say one of the drivers involved crossed into the oncoming lane, but they would not say whether it was the Jeep or bus.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story said the crash involved a bus carrying special needs children. This story has been updated to reflect new information from authorities, who now say that the crash involved a bus that was carrying adults.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."