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Woman suffers minor injuries after crash involving wrong-way school bus

Posted at 12:04 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 15:04:21-04

FRESNO, Calif. — A woman was injured after crashing into a school bus that was driving the wrong way on northbound SR-99 in Fresno.

According to California Highway Patrol, the crash happened on March 28 around 10:50 p.m. in Fresno. CHP says a school bus entered the northbound SR-99 ramp the from the Golden State Boulevard off-ramp. Shortly after, a 50-year-old woman in a Ford F-150 crashed into the school bus just south of Ashlan Boulevard. Before the crash the school bus was following behind another school bus who also entered the SR- 99 going the wrong way.

The woman in the Ford F-150 suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. Officials say that both drivers were wearing seat belts and believe no alcohol or drugs were involved.