School bus driver receives citation after collision sent students to the hospital

School bus driver receives citation after collision sent students to the hospital

September 11th, 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.

A school bus driver is receiving a citation for following too closely after a crash Tuesday morning resulted in 11 students getting transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to Chattanooga police.

The bus driver, identified by police as David Kimbro, 62, rear ended a Ryder truck at a red light at 8:37 a.m. in the 6500 block of Bonny Oaks Drive. He told police that he was monitoring a disturbance on the bus when the collision happned.