Wayne Edward Murphy allegedly takes nearly twice the prescribed dosage of anti-anxiety medication before he crashes into a school bus in Wisconsin. The crash injures 20 people aboard.
The bus driver apparently fails to remain stopped at a stop sign and collides with a van, police say. Bus aide Barbara Atkins is taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.
Police in Virginia say that the school bus struck the stopped landscaping truck and a worker from behind.
The fourth-graders sell magnets, T-shirts, and lawn signs, raising over $18,000 during a daylong fundraiser. Their friends, siblings, and teachers were aboard the bus in the crash.
Hudy Muldrow Sr. is charged with two counts of reckless vehicular homicide/death by auto.
Between 1975 and 2017, Hudy Muldrow Sr.’s driver’s license was suspended 14 times. He was also issued 16 driving violations for speeding, and was cited for an improper lane change in 2010, officials say.
State Department of Transportation camera footage shows that the bus driver cut across lanes to make a U-turn after apparently missing an exit, sources say. The crash investigation is ongoing and no conclusion has been reached.
A student and a teacher are killed in a crash between a school bus and dump truck. Forty-three of the 45 people aboard are injured.
Francisco Valenzuela of California crashes into a power pole. He tells officers that he had to swerve to avoid an SUV driving toward him, but police say surveillance footage shows he fell asleep.
In related news, former school bus driver Johnthony Walker is sentenced to four years in prison for the 2016 Chattanooga crash.
President Trump picks Jennifer Homendy, currently a Democratic staff director for a House subcommittee, to join the board of the investigative agency.
A Florida school bus and semi trailer collide when the driver of the semi trailer allegedly fails to fully stop at a red light.
After initially suggesting that the school bus driver was to blame, transit police in Boston issue a correction saying that the transit bus driver failed to stop at a flashing red light.