CHESTER CITY, Pa. (YC) — Chester City Police Officers are investigating the cause of a school bus accident that landed 7 students in the hospital.
Just after 7:43 a.m. Monday, Chester City Police were dispatched to the area of the 1400 block of W 2nd Street, for the report of an accident involving a school bus.
Upon their arrival, they observed the school bus and the other vehicle that was involved, which was described as a blue Nissan quest.
Both vehicle were traveling West on route 291 when the Nissan Quest attempted to change lanes. While doing so, the Nissan did strike the school bus. The school bus was from Chester Charter schools and did have 29 students on board.
Seven students were transported to Crozer Chester Medical Center for treatment, as well as the driver of the Nissan.
The 7 students who were transported to the hospital were evaluated and are all in the process of being discharged.
A different bus arrived on location and did transport the remaining students, who were still on board the bus, to their respective school locations.
These locations included The Chester Charter school located on Bethel Road and a school in Aston located on Commerce Drive.
This accident will be investigated by the City of Chester Accident Investigator.