Bus carrying Hasidic boys to weekend retreat flips over, injuring 18

A school bus used for transporting New York City public school students is seen driving down 135th avenue in the Queens borough of New York  (photo credit: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON)
A school bus used for transporting New York City public school students is seen driving down 135th avenue in the Queens borough of New York
(photo credit: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON)
NEW YORK  — A bus carrying approximately 40 teenage boys from a Hasidic town in upstate New York to a weekend retreat flipped over, injuring 18.
The incident occurred around 1:20 p.m. on Friday.
The bus was coming from the village of New Square and heading into the Catskills for Shabbat, according to a spokesman for Catskills Hatzalah. The injured teenagers, who sustained a range of injuries, were sent to three local hospitals.
Hatzalah did not know what caused the accident.