6 People Killed, 8 Injured, After Van Crashes on New York State Thruway

Highway and Road DisastersDisasters and AccidentsTransportation DisastersVehiclesWoodbury (Oyster Bay, New York)WPIX

A horrific traffic accident in Orange County has left at least six people dead. Seven other people were critically injured. It happened on the New York State Thruway, not far from the popular Woodbury Common Premium Outlets shopping center.

Police say a church van blew a tire while it was traveling in the northbound lane of the Thruway in Woodbury. The van overturned and the people were thrown from it. The van had been carrying fourteen people.

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