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

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A school bus carrying six Buffalo students 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.

School bus, minivan crash on Hopkins Road

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 and did not say which school the students attend.

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

Nick Veronica is a Buffalo native who joined the News 4 team as a Digital Executive Producer in 2021. He previously worked at NBC Sports and The Buffalo News. You can follow Nick on Facebook and Twitter and find more of his work here.

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