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Cops: Drunk Long Island driver hit school bus, car

Saturday, November 16, 2013
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An East Islip man is under arrest after police say 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 allegedly hit the rear of a school bus with six children in it on Broadway and Dolce Street at 3:34 p.m Friday.

According to police, 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, 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.

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