School bus overturns in Madison County crash; 2 injured

(Photo Courtesy: Madison County EMA)

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Two people were injured after a school bus was involved in a crash in Madison County Tuesday morning.

According to Madison County Emergency Management, the accident happened in the area of County Road 67 West and State Road 32 in Lapel around 6:45 a.m.

Three students were on the Guerin Catholic High School bus at the time of the crash. All three were unhurt and released to their parents on scene.

Witnesses said a teenage driver attempted to pass vehicles in a no passing zone and hit the bus “nearly head on,” according to Madison County EMA.

The bus driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Emergency crews had to pull the teenager from his vehicle. His injuries were not life threatening, according to officials.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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