Ice, snow cited as factors in 2 school bus crashes

Posted on February 10, 2014

Two separate school bus crashes in southern Indiana on Friday were linked to ice and snow, according to Indiana State Police.

The first crash happened in Washington County at about 9:30 a.m. when a minivan hit a patch of ice and slid into a Salem Community Schools bus.

Police said that the three children on the bus were not injured. A passenger in the minivan complained of pain at the scene but was not transported by emergency services.

The second crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. in Henryville. A West Clark Community Schools bus slid off a roadway and into a ditch.

Police said that there were 28 children on the bus, and none was injured. The children were transferred to another school bus and transported from the scene.

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Related Topics: Indiana, weather, winter

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