Nebraska
12:26 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Five students injured in school bus crash

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say five students have been treated for minor injuries suffered when their school bus was struck by a car in southeast Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident occurred just after 8 a.m. Tuesday at a rural intersection southeast of Waverly.

The patrol says the bus carrying 45 students had halted at a stop sign and was starting to move again when it was struck from behind. Five students ranging in age from 11 to 14 were taken to a Lincoln hospital. The bus driver wasn't hurt.

The car driver was identified as 23-year-old Tiffany Wiley, of Lincoln. She didn't require hospitalization either.

The patrol says she told officers that road dust obscured her view of the bus. She was cited for following too closely.

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