4 Hurt When School Bus, Minivan Collide in Lakewood


bus-crashThree boys aged 14, 10 and 7 and a woman were treated for minor injuries when the school bus they were riding in struck a minivan that police said ran a stop sign yesterday morning. The Yury Bus service bus was en route to a private school and had several children on board when the collision occurred at 2nd and Lexington avenues shortly before 9 a.m., said Officer David Sussman.The bus was traveling east on Second Avenue and the minivan was going north on Lexington Avenue, police said.

The driver of the minivan, a 19-year-old, escaped with minimal injuries to her arm considering the impact of the collision, Sussman said. The bus struck the driver’s side of the minivan, he said.

Shore was issued a summons for disregarding a stop sign, Sussman said. The school bus was driven by Yury Kaykov, 46, of Toms River, police said.

Hatzolah medical services took the 14-year-old boy, who bumped his head, and Shore to Kimball Medical Center, here, Sussman said. It took the two younger children to their pediatrician for treatment of minor bumps and bruises, he said.

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