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School bus wreck sends 7 to hospital

3 years 2 months 3 weeks ago September 13, 2013 Sep 13, 2013 Friday, September 13 2013 September 13, 2013 10:27 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT - A school bus accident in Shreveport sent seven to the hospital, including five Summerfield Elementary students.

The Times reports fire and police responded the accident at 7:29 a.m. Friday on Mansfield Road involving a school bus and car.

Police say the female driver of a car traveling northbound struck the bus head-on while in the wrong lane of traffic.

Officials say the driver of the car suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to LSU Hospital.

Five children and the bus drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Willis Knighton North and South hospitals.

Police say there were 33 students on the bus at the time of the accident.

IMAGE: KTBS

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