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Mon Nov 21, 2016, 07:55 PM

At least twelve kids may have been killed in Tennessee school bus crash

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/police-chief-bus-carrying-35-students-crashes-in-tennessee/
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Authorities say there are multiple fatalities in an elementary school bus crash, CBS Chattanooga affiliate WDEF reported.

Sources told WDEF that as many as 12 passengers may have been killed on Monday. Authorities say there are multiple fatalities but have not said a number. The bus was carrying students from kindergarten through grade 6.

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said 35 students were on board on the bus when it crashed, according to WDEF. The Chattanooga Fire Departmentís Public Information Director, Bruce Garner, said in a tweet that 23 patients were taken to hospitals in ambulances.

Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol tweeted that children were both killed and injured:

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Reply At least twelve kids may have been killed in Tennessee school bus crash (Original post)
malaise Nov 2016 OP
etherealtruth Nov 2016 #1
Bettie Nov 2016 #4
etherealtruth Nov 2016 #8
dhill926 Nov 2016 #9
brer cat Nov 2016 #2
d_r Nov 2016 #3
malaise Nov 2016 #6
d_r Nov 2016 #7
spanone Nov 2016 #5
dixiegrrrrl Nov 2016 #10

Response to malaise (Original post)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:08 PM

1. Heart breaking .... yet we refuse to iinsist on safety belts in school buses

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Response to etherealtruth (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:26 PM

4. I hate it when my kids go places on school busses

for that very reason.

We need that as a minimal safety regulation.

Poor babies and their parents. My heart breaks for all of them. No one should have to lose their child.

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Response to Bettie (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:34 PM

8. It is terrifying

My heart breaks for these parents and all that loved those children.

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Response to etherealtruth (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 10:46 PM

9. I know....

just can't figure that out. What a horrible tragedy...

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:19 PM

2. Awful!

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:22 PM

3. I can not begin to imagine

this is a horrible tragedy, I am shook up thinking about what the parents are going through, I can not imagine.

Right now, the number that has been confirmed is six children are dead. My heart breaks for the families.

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Response to d_r (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:29 PM

6. Losing kids at any age at any time is hard but these are young ones

and it's just before Thanksgiving and Christmas - awful.

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Response to malaise (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:31 PM

7. I understand completely what you are saying nt

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Mon Nov 21, 2016, 08:29 PM

5. horrific.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Nov 22, 2016, 12:55 AM

10. Bus driver in Chattanooga, Tenn., crash arrested, charged with 5 counts vehicular homicide

on BreakingNews.com

Hmmm...under the influence???

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