Special education bus hit by BMW overturns in the Bronx

(09/11/06) WASHINGTON AVENUE - A school bus accident in the Bronx sent five special education students to the hospital Monday.

Witnesses say that a BMW collided with the side of the bus, causing the bus to overturn. Auto parts cluttered the site of the accident on Washington Avenue and East 175th Street. Although no serious injuries were reported, the fire department says the driver of the BMW had to be cut loose from the wreckage.

Three others were hospitalized as a result of the accident.

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