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Driver hits school bus in Vancouver while on phone

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According to police, the driver of this blue Nissan Versa veered into oncoming traffic hitting this school bus which was carrying 53 students. According to police, the driver of this blue Nissan Versa veered into oncoming traffic hitting this school bus which was carrying 53 students.
VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

Police, fire and medical crews responded to a traffic accident in Vancouver Wednesday morning where a driver hit a school bus.

According to a report from the Vancouver Police Department, there were 53 children on the bus at the time of the accident. Crews at the scene said only one of the passengers of the bus had a minor injury.

The incident happened when a Blue Nissan Versa veered into oncoming traffic on 54th Street and hit the school bus head on. The driver of the vehicle was sent to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Vancouver Police Traffic Unit is handling the investigation, and has released a preliminary finding that the accident was caused by the driver being distracted by her cell phone.

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