Special Needs Transportation

Teen drives school bus after fight, causing crash

Posted on October 4, 2013

DREXEL HILL, Pa. — NBC 10 Philadelphia reports that while a bus driver and an aide were breaking up a fight between two special-needs students and checking on one of the students, the other student involved in the fight ran to the front of the bus and began driving it.

Police told the news outlet that another bus driver noticed and drove in front of the bus to cut it off, causing both vehicles to collide.

None of the children aboard either bus was injured, police told the news outlet.

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Related Topics: school bus crash, student violence

Comments ( 4 )
  • Chuck Paquette

     | about 5 years ago

    While this story has a better ending than it might have been, it is still a shame to even read it. I'm glad for the outcome, but I question the procedures, policies and protocols in place for handling such events on the bus. It's really simple: DO NOT LEAVE YOUR SEAT WITHOUT YOUR KEYS!

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