Cops: Alleged Drunk Crashed Into School Bus Packed With Kids

56-year-old man arrested on DWI charges

Friday, Mar 19, 2010  |  Updated 7:30 AM EDT
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Cops: Alleged Drunk Crashed Into School Bus Packed With Kids

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Cops say the man was intoxicated when he barreled into the school bus and fled the scene.

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Long Island police arrested a 56-year-old man on drunken driving charges after they say he crashed into a school bus packed with children and fled the scene.

        Police say no one was injured in the accident that happened at about 3:30 Thursday in Brookhaven.
       
Police say Warren Lukas, of Quaker Path, was driving a pickup when he sideswiped the school bus carrying 55 children that had just stopped and was waiting to make a turn.
       
Police say Lukas fled the scene but was later arrested after a witness followed him and called 911. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.
       
He's to be arraigned on Friday.

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