Phoenix School Bus Transporting Special Needs Kids Involved in Crash, 3 Injured

03/30/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Phoenix, AZ — Two children sustained minor injuries after being involved in a two-vehicle collision while on board their school bus. The automobile accident occurred at the intersection of 43rd and Northern avenues at around 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix, as reported by ABC 15.

Officials reported that there were 15 children on the bus when the collision occurred. Details about the crash and what exactly occurred wasn’t immediately available.

An Air15 video depicted firefighters taking children off of the bus in wheelchairs.

Two children on the bus sustained minor injuries in the crash. Officials reported that none of the children had been taken to the hospital for treatment yet.

The driver of the other vehicle, who was identified as a woman in her 60s, was transported to the hospital for serious injuries. She is currently listed in critical condition. Her vehicle reportedly sustained heavy front end damage.

Some of the children on board the bus have special needs and had trouble communicating with rescue crews. Teachers and the school principal responded to the scene to help the students communicate whether or not they were injured.

A full investigation is underway.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Arizona automobile accident lawyers.

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