A school bus was rear-ended by a pickup truck on the Southern State Parkway in Islip on Wednesday, but there were no serious injuries, police said.

The bus carried two special-needs children and their aides, one of whom complained of pain, State Police Trooper Frank Bandiero said.

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“Everybody was taken to Southside Hospital, but it looks like it’s all minor,” he said.

The accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on the westbound side of the parkway, east of Exit 41, Bandiero said.