Five children suffered injuries when a van plowed into them on Monday afternoon.
The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. along Bush Lane in the Village of New Square in Ramapo, Rockland County.
Investigators said the van, a 2002 Ford Econoline, driven by Rachid Elasri, 42, of Spring Valley, New York was traveling south on Bush lane when Elasri lost control and veered to the right onto a sidewalk where the five girls, one 7-year-old and four 9-year-olds, were standing.
The van kept going after striking the girls until it came to rest on a ground level Orange and Rockland utility box. The...