Up to a dozen students taken to hospital after school bus collides with 18-wheeler in Chattanooga

Up to a dozen students taken to hospital after school bus collides with 18-wheeler in Chattanooga

September 10th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Up to a dozen students have been taken to the hospital after a school bus collided with a truck this morning.

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

Up to a dozen students have been taken to the hospital after a school bus collided with a truck this morning.

The incident happened around 8:37 a.m. at the 6500 block of Bonny Oaks Drive.

Police said the students hurt in the crash all had minor injuries.

The driver of the school bus told police he was monitoring a disturbance on the bus when he struck the rear of a Ryder truck that was stopped at a red light.

Tyner Middle School Principal Mark Smith told our news partners WRCB there were about 50 kids on board between the grades of 6-12.

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