Hudson Valley Sports Report

WARWICK GIRLS TENNIS TEAM INVOLVED IN BUS CRASH

No Players, Coaches Hurt In Friday Night Incident; Driver Injured

MONTGOMERY – The Warwick Valley High School girls tennis team emerged unhurt Friday after its school bus was involved in a crash.

The single-vehicle collision happened after the team played at Valley Central.

Approximately 25 students and coaches were riding the bus when it crashed into a tree while exiting Interstate 84 at the Maybrook exit at approximately 7:15 p.m.

According to the school district, all students were checked at the scene for injuries and transported to the Montgomery State Police barracks, where medical clearance was given.

The driver of the bus was injured and taken to a local hospital. His condition on Saturday was unknown.

Parents were notified and met students at the barracks to bring them home. Warwick Valley High School Principal Marguerite Fusco joined students the barracks and stayed with them until parental pick up was complete.

The district sent a message to all Warwick Valley families and staff members through its SchoolMessenger system, saying: “The safety of our students is always our first priority. We are grateful to the local emergency medical services and law enforcement agents for their quick assistance to our students and coach, and to students’ families for their understanding.”

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