Six-year-old Jerrnia Horne is waiting at a school bus stop with her grandmother when she is fatally hit by a pickup truck.
Hudy Muldrow Sr., who was criminally charged in the May 2018 crash, which killed a student and a teacher and injured over 40 passengers, gets 10 years in prison.
Alyssa Shepherd’s attorney says that although the crash is a “heart-wrenching tragedy, we believe it is still just an accident and not a crime.”
A school bus safety product supplier reflects on safety awareness on the eight-year anniversary of the death of Makayla Strahle, who was struck while crossing the street after exiting her bus.
Alyssa Shepherd of Indiana is sentenced to four years in prison, three years of house arrest and three years of probation, and will have her driver’s license suspended for 10 years.
One student is killed after being hit hit by a school bus and another is injured after being struck by a passing vehicle while trying to board his school bus, officials say.
Alyssa Shepherd is found guilty of three counts of felony reckless homicide, a felony count of criminal recklessness, and a misdemeanor count of passing a school bus causing injury when the stop arm is extended.
Federal officials join pupil transporters in the nation’s capital to discuss fitness testing, fire suppression, seat belts, and other recommendations based on recent crashes, and share resources.
Kimberleigh Welch is traveling along the highway when another vehicle hits her bus, causing it to overturn. She is taken to the hospital where she succumbs to her injuries. No one else was on board at the time.
The Texas 3-year-old is found unresponsive and not breathing with a seat belt wrapped around his neck. He is transported to the hospital where he later passes away.
Coleen Gaither of North Carolina loses control of the bus and later passes away despite efforts of students and first responders to save her. She had been employed by Davie County Schools since 1977.
William "Chester" Cole of Mississippi dies after reportedly suffering from a heart attack that causes him to lose control of the bus, which veers off the road and into a ditch. Eight students aboard the bus are injured.
Denise Schmidt reportedly suffers a medical event, slumps over the wheel, and the bus accelerates and crashes into a tree. The coach and 22 students on board are not injured.
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