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School bus crashes into house after driver's 'medical emergency'

Update, Oct. 5, 2012: A school bus driver, who authorities said passed out behind the wheel and crashed into a house on Long Island, N.Y. while children were aboard, has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to police.

Original story: A school bus leaving a Catholic elementary school crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon, NBCNewYork.com reports.

Syosset Fire Chief Peter Silver said the driver "had a medical emergency of some kind." Newsday reported that he was airlifted to a hospital in East Meadow, where he was admitted in a serious but stable condition.

The five children on the bus ranged in age from 5 to 8, but none was injured, police said. Read the full story at NBCNewYork.com.

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