Eight Injured In School Bus Crash In Brooklyn

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Eight people were injured this morning after a motorist in Marine Park in Brooklyn struck a yellow school bus, officials said.

A spokesperson for the NYPD said the crash occurred at Avenue T and Coyle Street just before 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Two people were hospitalized, one of them with serious injuries, according to the FDNY. The others sustained minor injuries. It's unclear whether any of the occupants were children.

Total traffic injuries are up slightly from this time last year, while overall fatalities caused by crashes have increased more than six percent.

We'll update as more information becomes available.

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