Engine of destruction: Fire engine involved in four-way Flatlands crash

Smoking wreckage: A fire engine, a school bus, and two cars collided in Flatlands Thursday.
Photo by Jon Farina

A fire engine, a school bus, and two cars collided in Flatlands on Thursday.

Firefighters rushed to the scene at Schenectady Avenue and Avenue N at 3:22 pm, and rushed five people to nearby hospitals with minor injuries, according to a spokesman for New York’s Bravest.

The smoke eaters had to extricate one man who’d become trapped within his car, but the school bus was blissfully empty of children, according to witnesses at the scene.

A police spokeswoman could not provide immediate comment regarding the collision.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Down, not out: Five peopel suffered minor injuries amid the collision, and the school bus was empty of children.
Photo by Jon Farina

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