Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Brevard County School Bus Hit While Stopped At Rail Road Crossing

TITUSVILLE, Florida -- The Titusville Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a Brevard County School Bus and a Chevy Impala on Cheney Highway (State Road 50) at the railroad tracks west of Hopkins Avenue this morning.  


The school bus was occupied by four students, a bus driver and a bus monitor.  The Chevy Impala was occupied only by one female driver. 


The school bus was traveling east on Cheney Highway and stopped at the railroad tracks which is required by Florida law.  Police say that the driver of the Impala, which was also traveling east on Cheney Highway, failed to stop and rear-ended the school bus. 


There were no injuries of the occupants on the school bus. However, the driver of the Chevy Impala was transported to Parrish Medical Center for minor injuries. 


A second school bus responded to the scene to transport the children to their schools.  Any further information regarding the students, driver, monitor or condition of the school bus should be directed to the Brevard County School Board. 


Charges are pending the outcome of the Crash Investigation.