Authorities arrest school bus driver who crashed into New Hempstead home last year
The driver of a school bus who crashed into a house and injured children in the Village of New Hempstead last year was arrested and charged on Tuesday.
The bus crash occurred on Dec. 1, 2022, and resulted in extensive property damage. Multiple children between the ages of 4 and 10 were hurt, according to officials.
Officials did not identify the driver but said he was a 37-year-old Monsey resident.
He was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless driving. He was also charged with 31 traffic infractions.
He was released without bail and will return to the Village of New Hempstead Court to face those charges.