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.
The 10-year-old Missouri student is apparently running alongside the bus and trying to get the bus driver’s attention when he falls and is caught under the wheels.
In related news, former school bus driver Johnthony Walker is sentenced to four years in prison for the 2016 Chattanooga crash.
Investigators in Nebraska find that the bus had just dropped off the 8-year-old at a stop, and the bus was continuing on its route when the boy tried to run across the street.
While the early morning incident is still under investigation, Charlotte police point out several factors related to darkness and visibility.
Jurors find Johnthony Walker guilty of criminally negligent homicide and over two dozen lesser charges for his involvement in a school bus crash in 2016 that killed six students.
Shalita Harris, 29, faces charges of vehicular homicide and reckless driving in the Jan. 29 crash in which a 6-year-old student was ejected.