1 Killed, 3 Injured in Farmingdale, NY, NICE Bus Accident on Conklin
Farmingdale, NY -- May 31, 2017, one person was killed and three were injured after an accident where a van and a NICE bus crashed on Conklin Street.
According to reports released by the Suffolk County Police Department, the fatal incident occurred near the intersection of Conklin Street and Cherry Street at around 10:00 p.m.
Preliminary investigations indicate that a man, whose identity was not released, was driving a minivan along westbound Conklin Street. For reasons which were not made clear, the van crossed paths with an oncoming Nassau Inter-County Express bus in eastbound lanes. The two vehicles crashed head-on.
As a result of the crash, the driver of the minivan died at the scene. Passengers from the bus as well as the driver were taken to a local hospital in stable conditions.
The factors leading to the accident are still unclear. Authorities say investigations are ongoing.
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