One injured in bus crash in Hesston

Bus involved in crash in Hesston.
Bus involved in crash in Hesston.(KWCH)
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 8:23 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Note: A previous version of this story said a student was injured in the crash. That information has since been clarified by the Hesston Police Department.

Update: One person was injured in a bus crash in Hesston Friday morning, the Hesston Police Department confirmed

The crash happened about 7:20 a.m. south of Hesston on Old 81 Highway. After an investigation, the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office says the school bus stopped in the 5600 block of Hesston Road to pick up a student. The bus had its arm extended and its lights activated while a student boarded the bus. While the bus was stopped, police say an SUV rear-ended the bus.

Police confirmed the driver of the SUV is a woman in her teens. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police also confirmed there was one student and the bus driver on the bus, neither of which were injured.

The driver of a vehicle that collided with the bus was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. As of 8:15, authorities remained on scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office.