Bus collision 'could have been a lot worse'

Two school buses, one of them carrying Chaminade

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Two school buses, one of them carrying Chaminade High School students, collided Friday morning in Rockville Centre at the intersection of Hempstead Avenue and Richmond Road, Rockville Centre fire department officials said. (June 8, 2012) (Credit: Lou Minutoli)

Four middle school students escaped serious injury on a Rockville Centre street corner Friday morning when two school buses collided, sending one bus veering toward them as they ran to safety, a school official said.

The approaching bus came to rest on the sidewalk atop a crumpled brick-column lightpost on Richmond Road at Hempstead Avenue where the four Southside Middle School students had...

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