JCPS bus involved in crash on Westport Road - WDRB 41 Louisville News

JCPS bus involved in crash on Westport Road

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Several people were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a crash involving JCPS bus #9839.

According to JCPS officials, it happened around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Westport Road and Goose Creek Road in eastern Jefferson County.

JCPS officials tell WDRB Reporter Toni Konz that a car ran a red light and the bus hit the car.

The bus was in the process of picking up members of the Westport Middle School football team at their homes and taking them to football practice. JCPS officials say 18 people were aboard the bus, and seven were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell says two people from the car were taken to University Hospital with minor injuries.

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