A truck hauling produce reportedly rear-ended a school bus in Pike Township, Ind., on Thursday, April 19, sending nine children and the bus driver to area hospitals. According to IndyStar.com, the crash occurred on Zionsville Road near a railroad crossing. Injuries to the children, who were all estimated to be in sixth-grade or younger, were reportedly minor. The bus driver was also hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckAccidents.org, truck accidents cause 2.3 deaths and 60.5 injuries for every 100 million miles that trucks drive on U.S. road ways.