School bus, city bus involved in Tempe wreckPosted: Updated:
TEMPE -- A school bus and a city bus were involved in an accident near Priest Drive and Southern Avenue in Tempe Tuesday afternoon.
RAW: School bus, city bus involved in wreck - A school bus, city bus and two cars were involved in an accident near Priest Drive and Southern Avenue in Tempe Tuesday afternoon.
According to Sgt. Steve Carbajal with the Tempe Police Department, a black car traveling westbound on Southern Avenue crossed the center line, causing a collision with a maroon-colored car. The black car continued and became wedged between the two buses.
Carbajal said approximately 20 students from Scales Technology Academy were on the school bus and about 30 people were on the city bus.
Four victims were transported to a hospital.
A female passenger in the maroon car was transported with minor injuries and a pregnant woman on the bus was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
One of the students on the school bus received a minor injury.
Carbajal said based on the damage to the black car, the injuries to its driver could be serious.
The children were transferred to another bus and continued to their destination.
The accident is under investigation.