Nearly 2 dozen students injured in school bus crash

May 23, 2019


Nebraska State Patrol says nearly two dozen students suffered minor injuries in a crash in southeastern NebraskaThe patrol says the crash happened just before 3 p.m. Wednesday on a rural hwy near Dunbar in Otoe County. Investigators say a car was trying to turn south onto Highway 67 when it hit an eastbound school bus carrying 38 fourth-graders

Two other school buses traveling with the first picked up the passengers from the crashed bus and took all 42 to a Nebraska City hospital. The patrol says 21 children were injured, while 17 children and four adults were not injured.

The driver of the car sustained injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

The crash remains under investigation.