Six Students Injured after Fresno School Bus Crash on Belmont Avenue
FRESNO, CA (September 12, 2019) – Six students were hurt after a school bus accident on Belmont Avenue on Wednesday, September 11.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred in the area of Belmont Avenue and Folwer Avenue at about 7 a.m.
CHP said that the Dodge Charger rear-ended the bus. The Charger suffered major front-end damage.
CHP said there were 70 children on board. Six kids were brought to an area hospital because of complaint of pain. Clovis Unified stated that it was a precaution.
The bus is from the Clovis Unified School District.
The Fresno Police Department shut down Belmont Avenue in the area. No additional information was immediately available.
When you are driving next to or near a school bus, keep your distance as they have larger blind spots and less visibility than smaller vehicles. In addition, be mindful of your bus height and weight when gaining speed or making turns. Always scan your surroundings for other vehicles to prevent yourself and others from unforeseen accidents.
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