Incident involving minibus trying to pick up students was a miscommunication

Incident involving minibus trying to pick up students was a miscommunication

Police say an Incident involving a minibus trying to pick up students in Ronkonkoma Monday was a miscommunication. Officials say the students did not recognize the driver or the bus so they refused to board and the man drove away. A few minutes later, the students’ assigned district bus picked them up and drove them to school

The Connetquot School District released a statement Tuesday saying in part, “It has been concluded that yesterday’s event was the result of a miscommunication between transportation providers regarding individual bus routes.”

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)