Car hits Buffalo school bus after running red light, district says


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A school bus carrying six Buffalo elementary students from P.S. 6 was struck by a car that ran a red light Thursday afternoon, according to a Buffalo Public Schools spokesperson.

All six students from bus #331 were evaluated and treated at the scene and taken home on a separate bus, district said. The accident happened at the intersection of Humboldt Parkway and East Ferry Street around 2:50 p.m.

The driver of the car that struck the front driver’s side of the bus was taken to a hospital, according to the district. Both vehicles were severely damaged.

The district did not have an immediate update on the status of the bus driver.

P.S. 6 is Buffalo Elementary School of Technology on S. Division Street.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.

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