Multiple Injured in School Bus Collision near Higley Road

GILBERT, AZ (August 23, 2022) – Friday morning, five victims sustained injuries in a school bus crash near Chandler Heights Road.

The incident happened around 9:00 a.m., near Higley Road. However, the events leading up to the incident remain unclear.

For reasons under investigation, a school bus with 59 occupants collided with a van in the area.

Upon arrival, emergency crews had to extricate the van driver from his vehicle and transport him to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. They also treated the bus driver and three students for minor injuries at the scene.

At this time, authorities have not released the identities of those involved. Meanwhile, crews shut down the surrounding areas between Chandler Heights Road and Riggs Road for clean up and preliminary duties.

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