70-Year-Old Driver Rear-Ends School Bus near Highway 52
UNIVERSITY CITY, CA (December 19, 2018) – More than three dozen high school students were hospitalized following a school bus accident on Genesee Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Highway 52, shortly before 8:30 AM. A silver Infiniti sedan was traveling at about 5 mph when it crashed into the rear of the bus.
A total of thirty-eight students were on the bus at the time of the collision. Twelve students were transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla to be treated for minor injuries. The remaining students were also hospitalized for precautionary purposes.
Investigators believe that the 70-year-old woman driving the sedan had a medical condition prior to the collision. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Do not get behind the wheel of a car if you find yourself unfit to drive. Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. That is why it is important to practice cautious driving and to abide by all traffic laws. This way, you can prevent dangerous accidents on the road, and keep yourself and others safe.
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