An Indianapolis school bus ends up in a building after an early morning accident


INDIANAPOLIS (WEHT) – Around 6:50 a.m. Tuesday morning, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police were dispatched to a crash at the intersection of East 16th Street and North Emerson Avenue involving a school bus.

Nearly two dozen Arsenal Tech students were on an Indianapolis Public Schools school bus when it collided with another car then crashed into a pawn shop on the east side of Indianapolis.

IMPD says one vehicle was heading eastbound on 16th Street and the other vehicle was traveling westbound when they both turned onto southbound Emerson Avenue, they collided.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the school bus inside the Cash America Pawn building.

None of the people on the bus were injured in the crash.

The bus was carrying nearly two dozen students, the driver of the bus, and an adult bus monitor.

The one man in the car was not injured either.

According to Indianapolis Public Schools the high school students on the bus were all released to their parents.

IPS also says the bus is operated by Durham Transportation, not the school district.

Accident investigators say no foul play is suspected at this time.

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(This story was originally published on October 22, 2019)

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