22 Hurt After Aurora School Bus Crash
Indiana State Police are investigating a Wednesday morning accident near Aurora involving a school bus and a Rumpke truck. A spokeswoman at Highpoint Health says 22 people were injured. Twenty are kids. Two are adults. All have non-life threatening injuries. Two were taken to other hospitals.
Late Wednesday afternoon Highpoint Health said the twenty patients they had were all treated and released. One student, 13-year-old Jordan Cole, was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He was in fair condition.
BUS CRASH UPDATE
Preliminary information is that the bus driver and eighteen students were transported for treatment of their injuries.
Mostly minor injuries and complaints of pain.
We are working with the school to identify the students.
The South Dearborn Community Schools bus was carrying students to the middle and high schools. The district's superintendent is meeting with students and families.
Dearborn County-Troopers are on the scene of a crash involving a school bus on State Road 350 at Mt. Sinai Road near Aurora. There are injuries.
More information will be released when available.— Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (@ISPVersailles) March 6, 2019
Rumpke's safety team is investigating. According to spokeswoman Molly Yeager, the school bus hit the truck. "Our driver was out of the truck at the time of the incident servicing customers; however sustained injuries from debris ... Our thoughts are with all those individuals involved."
Yeager says the Rumpke driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
I will be on the scene of the school bus crash on SR 350 near Aurora shortly. There were students on board at the time. Some of the students did sustain injuries and were transported for treatment. pic.twitter.com/ehtmdNfGAd— Sgt. Stephen Wheeles (@ISPVersailles) March 6, 2019
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