Driver Runs Red Light, Crashes into School Bus


October 19, 2016

No students were injured in a school bus crash on Wednesday afternoon when the driver of a car ran a red light and collided with the bus.

The crash happened shortly after noon at the intersection of the Oak Ridge Turnpike and Georgia Avenue.

A preliminary investigation by Oak Ridge Police Department officers revealed that the driver of a Volkswagen sedan ran the red light causing a collision with the school bus. 

There were three children on the bus at the time of the crash, along with the school bus driver. None of them were injured. 

The driver of the sedan was taken to UT Medical Center for minor injuries and was later released. Charges against the driver of the sedan are pending.

This incident remains under investigation by the Oak Ridge Police Department.