9 Students and Driver Injured in Pittsburgh School Bus Crash
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (August 14, 2017) – Students of a high school band were injured when the bus they were traveling in was rear-ended by a van in Pittsburgh, Police reported.
The accident occurred at 10 a.m. Monday, August 14 on Route 65 at the McKees Rocks Bridge.
The students were heading to perform at Kennywood Park.
A van carrying the band’s equipment rear-ended the vehicle causing injuries to several people.
Nine students and the driver of the bus were transported to hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.
A video footage showed students being treated by EMS workers on the roadside while others were seen being loaded into ambulances.
A New Brighton Area School District van was also seen with its front-end crushed and air bag possibly deployed. The van was towing a trailer emblazoned with a lion mascot and the words “Marching Lion Pride”
There were no other details given about the crash.
Police are investigating the collision.
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