A 17-year-old who was injured in the deadly terrorist attack Tuesday in lower Manhattan went to school the next day “because he was working on 100 percent perfect attendance,” New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said.
The teen was on a school bus when it was struck by the suspect’s truck just across from Stuyvesant High School.
The collision left the school bus mangled. Another student on that school bus, a 14-year-old girl, was injured, suffering a fractured hip, internal bleeding and a laceration to the liver. Two adults on the bus were also injured.
Eight people were killed and 12 others were injured in the attack, which started when the suspect mowed people down on a bike path. A police officer shot and injured the suspect, ending the threat.
Fariña said she talked to the injured 17-year-old who returned to school. He told …
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