School bus goes into bayou
MARINGOUIN - A school bus went into a Maringouin bayou after hitting a house Thursday morning, according to law enforcement.
It happened near LA 76 and Musson Lane around 7:15 a.m.
Maringouin Police said there were 20 students on the bus when the wreck happened, and four were taken a local hospital complaining about head and back pain.
Investigators said the driver told them he couldn't turn the bus, and hit the house rather than run into a tree.
Police ticketed the driver for failure to maintain control and took him to the station for drug and alcohol testing, but they don't believe he was impaired. They took the bus to Addis to be inspected.
News 2's Michael Shingleton will have more on this wreck and investigation tonight starting at 4 p.m.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Multiple agencies searching for missing BR toddler, believed to be in 'imminent...
State extends DSNAP application hours Friday & Saturday
Committee questions state over handling of nursing home evacuations
Police helicopter searching apartment complex for missing child
Shipping delays felt nationwide, FedEx reports startling numbers