Town of New Windsor Police Press Releases


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School Bus Accident

On October 21, 2020 at approximately 8:21am there was a School Bus Accident on Route 207 in the Town of New Windsor. New Windsor Police responded and found that a Commercial Tree Service Truck that was heading Westbound on Route 207 crossed over the double yellow line and struck the Washingtonville School District School Bus that was driving Eastbound on Route 207. They then called for Fire Units for extrication for 3 people.

Fire and Rescue Units from Washingtonville Fire Department, Maybrook Fire Department, Vails Gate Fire Department and Montgomery Fire Department.

Ambulance Response was from New Windsor Ambulance Corps with assistance from Cornwall EMS, Blooming Grove EMS, Newburgh EMS and Highland Falls EMS.

The three Injured people who were extricated and brought to the Hospital were the driver of the tree service truck, the school bus driver and 1 student who was sitting behind the bus driver. The two drivers are in Critical Condition and the little girl is in Critical but stable position. No names are being released at this time.

Seven students walked off the bus and were brought to the hospital to be seen by medical professionals. They have since been treated and released.

New Windsor Police were assisted by NY State Police, Blooming Grove Police, NYSP accident investigation Unit, and NY State DOT.

The Accident is still under investigation at this time.

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