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Pittsburg PD Investigates Accident Involving Student & Bus

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

4/25: As school was letting out on Monday, April 24, there was an accident involving a middle school aged student and a USD250 school bus.

The student remains in the hospital where she is receiving treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
The Pittsburg Police Department has cleared the driver of any negligence in this incident.

To continue to stress the importance of safety to our students, administrators at Pittsburg Community Middle School will be going over proper procedures for students’ safe entry and exit of the building.

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4/24: As school was letting out, there was an accident involving a middle school aged student and a Pittsburg Community Schools USD 250 school bus.

By 3:30 PM, a second bus was dispatched to finish the original route as police began an investigation.

The student was taken by ambulance to the hospital to receive treatment.

“The safety of our students is our number one priority,” Superintendent Destry Brown said. “We are working in cooperation with the Pittsburg Police Department in this investigation.”

School Bus drivers follow a rigid screening and licensing program to qualify as a driver.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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