- The Washington Times - Monday, November 21, 2016

An elementary-school bus crash has killed “multiple” children and sent many more to the hospital, according to first responders in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Multiple fatalities are involved in this bus crash … [but] no firm numbers have been confirmed yet. ” the Chattanooga Fire Department tweeted.

TV station WRCB reported, citing the local district attorney, that six children were killed.


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According to Police Chief Fred Fletcher, 35 schoolchildren from Woodmore Elementary were on the bus Monday afternoon, and 23 were taken to area hospitals.

The accident was a single-vehicle crash on the 300 block of Talley Road and the driver is reportedly cooperating with authorities.



Photos from the scene showed the bus crashed into a home and had tipped over onto its side against a tree. According to TV station WATE, the woman who owns the house was unhurt and was with first-responders at the site.

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