Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he crashed into a school bus in Brentwood, fled the scene and then crashed into a pregnant woman’s vehicle a short distance away.
Brentwood, NY - November 16th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he crashed into a school bus in Brentwood, fled the scene and then crashed into a pregnant woman’s vehicle a short distance away.
Kyle Norton hit the rear of a school bus with six children in it on Broadway and Dolce Street at 3:34 p.m. Norton, driving a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer, then fled the scene and crashed into a 2004 Mercury, being driven by a pregnant woman with two children in the car, at Alkier Street and Gibson Avenue at 3:36 p.m. Four children on the school bus and the woman and her two children were transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of minor injuries. All have been released. Norton was not injured.
Two Good Samaritans followed Norton after the first crash and called police.
Norton, 37, of 47 Wildwood Ct., East Islip, was charged with DWI, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Aggravated Unlicensed of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. Motor Carrier is conducting a safety check for the school bus.
Norton is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 16.
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Incident: Man Arrested for DWI after Crashing into School Bus and Pregnant Woman’s Vehicle
Location: Alkier Street and Gibson Avenue, Brentwood
Date/Time: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 3:36 p.m.