Teen Driver Ticketed In Bloomington School Bus Crash | WGLT

Teen Driver Ticketed In Bloomington School Bus Crash

Feb 17, 2018

A 17-year-old driver was ticketed for allegedly disregarding a stop sign last week and crashing into a school bus, sending three kids in the bus to the hospital with minor injuries.

The 17-year-old from Bloomington was southbound on Abraham Road around 4 p.m. Wednesday when they allegedly failed to stop at the sign at U.S. 150, Illinois State Police said in a statement Saturday. The school bus was eastbound on U.S. 150 when it collided with the car and overturned.

Three children in the Evans Junior High School bus, as well as the 52-year-old bus driver, were taken to OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington with minor injuries, officials said.

The 17-year-old driver's name was not released because they are a minor.

The crash temporarily shut down U.S. 150 during the Wednesday afternoon commute.

State Police did not respond to requests about the crash on Thursday and Friday. The media release with information about the ticketed driver was released on Saturday.

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