Wednesday, August 21, 2013

School bus involved in accident on K-7, K-32

BONNER SPRINGS, KAN. --- A school bus has rolled over on Kansas Highway 7 and Kansas Highway 32.

According to KMBC Channel 9 News, the bus was occupied with students. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. 

There's no information about injuries right now.


UPDATE 1:27 p.m.: At least 30 people have been hurt in the accident. Emergency crews have shut off the area.

Again, more information when available.


UPDATE: 1:33 p.m.: Five ambulances from Johnson County, Kan., are on the scene of the accident now.


UPDATE: 1:35 p.m.: NBC Action News 41 is reporting that four people have "critical injuries," while another five have serious injuries. At least 20 more have minor injuries. It's unknown how many students were on the bus at the time or how the accident happened.

More information when available. 


UPDATE: 1:38 p.m.: While the accident happened in Bonner Springs, it's unknown which district the bus was from. One district, the Basehor-Linwood School District, has issued a statement on the accident. The bus involved was not from BLSD:
The bus accident this afternoon at the intersection of K-7 and K-32 did not involve a Basehor-Linwood bus or students. We do not have specific information on the accident, but our thoughts and prayers are with those involved.

UPDATE: 1:41 p.m.: The bus was transporting students from Pembroke Hill. Thirty-six students were on the bus. Bonner Springs High School is serving as a "pick-up" location for the uninjured children in the accident.