LPSS bus driver cited after crash near Comeaux High School

Photo: KLFY

A bus driver has been cited and one person has received minor injuries after a bus crash Monday afternoon, according to the Lafayette Police Department.

The incident happened near Comeaux High School around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Student Lane and East Martial Avenue.

Corporal Paul Mouton said the bus driver was heading east on Student Lane and turned left in front of an oncoming car. The other vehicle then crashed into the bus.

Students on the bus and the bus driver who works for the Lafayette Parish School System were not injured.

The driver of the car was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries, according to Mouton.

Officers ticketed the bus driver for failing to yield while turning left.

Photo Credit: KLFY
Photo Credit: KLFY

 

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