Scion driver dies in Rocky Point crash with bus

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A man was killed Saturday evening after his vehicle collided with a tour bus in Rocky Point, Suffolk County police said.

The man, who was not identified, was driving a 2007 Scion east on Route 25A Bypass when his Scion crossed into opposing traffic and hit a 2008 Prevost Coach tour bus at 7:40 p.m., police said.

The Scion driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, while the driver of the tour bus, Richard Kiernan, 36, of Sound Beach, was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson for treatment of minor injuries.

The bus was not carrying passengers at the time of the crash.

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Police performed a safety check on the tour bus, and the Scion was impounded for a safety check. The tour bus company was not identified.

Police ask anyone with information about this crash to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.

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