The crash happened shortly after 3:20 p.m. at 108th street and Horace Harding Expressway in the Corona section of Queens.
Authorities said a school bus travelling southbound on 108th Street in Queens struck a number of vehicles and then the right side of a Q23 bus travelling northbound on 108th Street.
The school bus then hit an embankment and, officials said, the driver attempted to flee the scene. Police stopped the school bus 2 blocks away.
No students were on the school bus.
A black SUV was also involved in the accident.
The injured included the driver of the SUV and passengers on the Q23 bus. Four people were listed in serious but stable condition and a dozen are listed in stable condition at Forest Hill Hospital.
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