• 3 injured after multi-vehicle accident involving school bus in Memphis

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One person was taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle accident involving a school bus in Memphis. 

    According to police, the crash happened at the intersection of South Third Street and Mitchell Road around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    Shelby County Schools confirmed that there were students from Ford Road Elementary on the bus at the time of the crash.  


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    According to a police report, there were four vehicles involved in the crash, including a Davenport tow truck and a Durham school bus. 

    Witnesses told investigators that the driver of the tow truck ran a red light and crashed into a Ford F-150, which was turning at the intersection. 

    That F-150 then collided with a Cadillac that was stopped at the red light. The Cadillac crashed into the school bus afterwards. 

    MPD said the drivers of the F-150, Cadillac and school bus were all taken to the hospital in non-critical condition. 

    Police said all 52 students who were on board were checked and released on the scene to their parents by emergency responders. 

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