Jefferson County Public Schools bus #0842 was involved in a multi-vehicle crash this morning, sending 18 to the hospital.
Around 8:20 a.m. today the bus, carrying 36 students, was rear-ended by a semi truck at Cane Run Road and Clarinet Drive before the bus, in-turn, collided with the back of a Shively police vehicle. Uninjured students were taken to the bus’s destination of the Lees Lane Bus Compound while 18 people, including the driver of bus 0842, were transported to area hospitals.
Twelve students were taken to Kosair Children’s Hospital while five students and the driver of the bus were taken to Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital.