The bus driver and 11 students sustained injuries after the school bus they were riding in was crashed into by a vehicle in Prairie du Sac Village, Channel 3000 reported on February 23.
Village officials revealed that at around 3:30 p.m., the school bus accident occurred on Highway 78 near Longwood Drive. According to officials, a vehicle struck the rear portion of a school bus containing 34 students. School District Superintendent Cliff Thompson said the hospitalized students and the bus driver suffered injuries comparable to whiplash; fortunately, no one was seriously injured. The other driver only identified as a 16-year-old boy was also taken to the hospital after the incident. Captain Mike Stoddard of the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office said the teenager may possibly face charges if they find that he was negligent. The injured people were discharged from the hospital at around 7:30 p.m. on the same day.
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