School bus and SUV collide sending 1 to hospital - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

School bus and SUV collide sending 1 to hospital

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Durham School Services bus was involved in an crash with an SUV at the intersection of Florida Street and Mallory Avenue.

Video sent back from Chopper 5 shows the SUV is on its side, pinned between the school bus and a utility pole.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital by an ambulance. Two people were on the bus: the bus driver and an attendant.

"It was like a train wreck," said a clerk from a nearby store. "Like a big train had collided with something. Then all of a sudden everything went quiet. I look out there and there was a bus and an SUV on its side."

According to witnesses on the scene, the driver of the SUV ran a red light. There were no children on the bus.

The bus was on its way to South Side Middle School to pick up students.

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