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NYC prison bus overturns on thruway

Police: 16 inmates, 3 staffers on board

By Kathy Carvajal and Luke Funk

NEW YORK — A New York City Dept. of Correction bus overturned on the New York State Thruway in Ramapo, New York on Wednesday morning.

State Police say 16 inmates and three prison staffers were aboard the bus when it turned onto its side at about 10:40 a.m. on its way to the Ulster Correctional facility.

The driver was reportedly pinned. Several of the inmates and the staffers suffered minor injuries, according to Dept. of Correction officials.

Injured prisoners were placed on stretchers. Staff and inmates were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern. Video from SkyFoxHD showed several inmates wearing brown jumpsuits standing alongside the bus.

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