Kentucky school bus crash: 14 students injured, driver of car killed

Published 10:18 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021

A crash involving a Kentucky school bus on Tuesday morning left 14 students injured and killed the driver of a passenger vehicle, officials said.

A red Kia hit the bus as it was attempting to cross Ballardsville Road in Louisville, Metro Police spokeswoman Beth Ruoff told news outlets. The woman died at the scene, police said.

The bus was carrying about 60 students to Ballard High School and Kammerer Middle School, Jefferson County Public Schools spokesperson Renee Murphy said.

A total of 14 children were treated at area hospitals and all were in good condition, Norton Healthcare spokeswoman Maggie Roetker said.

Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call Louisville police.