Archive for Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Topeka school bus crash sends eight children, three adults to hospital

August 25, 2010, 9:19 a.m. Updated August 25, 2010, 12:56 p.m.

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Emergency crews investigate the scene of a school bus accident at 28th and Colorado in Topeka. Eight children and four adults were taken to the hospital after the accident Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews investigate the scene of a school bus accident at 28th and Colorado in Topeka. Eight children and four adults were taken to the hospital after the accident Wednesday morning.

School bus accident leaves kids shaken

A school bus accident left several students and adults shaken but not seriously injured Wednesday. The bus had the right-of-way when it was struck by another vehicle. Enlarge video

28th and Colorado

Several children and adults were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a school bus and a car in Topeka Wednesday morning.

KTKA.com reports that eight children and three adults were taken to the hospital.

The crash happened around 8 a.m. Wednesday in the southeast part of the city when a car went through a stoplight and hit the school bus. The bus was headed to Ross Elementary when the accident happened at 28th and Colorado.

Police officer Aaron Bulmer Bulmer told The Topeka Capital-Journal that the bus was hit near one of the wheels, forcing it into a tree in the front lawn of a home.

Topeka police department spokeswoman Kristen Veverka Says none of the injuries are considered to be life threatening.

Veverka says she doesn't know what caused the accident.

LJWorld.com editor Whitney Mathews contributed to this story.

Comments

jfcm77 4 years, 7 months ago

Yikes. Hope everyone is okay. What about seat belts on school buses?

Lacy Mohler 4 years, 7 months ago

At 28th and Colorado it would be a stop sign. Witnesses reported the car failed to stop at a stop sign, Hope kids are OK.

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