1 dead after bus hits ambulette

Police say the accident happened on Route 303 near the Palisades Mall.

Police say the accident happened on Route 303 near the Palisades Mall. (5/14/15)

WEST NYACK - One person was killed and several others were taken to the hospital after an ambulette and bus crashed near the Palisades Mall in West Nyack.

Police say it appears that the ambulette was trying to make a left turn out of the mall entrance when the bus going southbound on Route 303 collided with it.

Police say a 48-year-old man who was the only passenger on the ambulette died at the scene.

Officials say the ambulette driver, the driver of the minibus and two other passengers were also taken to the hospital.

The ambulette was coming from a private house in Pomona and going to the Mental Health Association of Rockland in Valley Cottage.

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