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

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.

Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.

Trending stories:

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.