A school bus carrying about 30 Riverhead Charter School students got stuck under the railroad bridge on Raynor Avenue this morning.
No one was injured in the mishap, police said. The children were on their way to a field day even at Stotzky Park, when the bus, northbound from Main Street, clipped the train trestle. They were safely evacuated from the bus and boarded onto another bus to continue to the park.
Police called a heavy-duty tow truck to the scene, but they were able to back the bus, operated by First Student Bus Co., out of the jam. The bridge has a clearance of 8 feet, 2 inches, according to signs posted on it.
Raynor Avenue between Main and Pulaski streets was closed for about two hours.
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