Monsey man charged in New Hempstead school bus accident that injured children
A Monsey man who was driving a school bus that crashed into a house and injured children in the Village of New Hempstead last year was arrested and charged on Tuesday.
Police say Chaim Feder, 37, is charged with three counts of assault, one count of reckless endangerment, and 21 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, one count of reckless driving, and 31 traffic infractions.
Feder has already had his first court appearance. Police say he's been released without bail until his next court date.
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.