Metro School Bus Involved In Crash

Posted at 5:05 PM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 23:26:48-05

A Metro Nashville Public School bus was involved in multiple-vehicle crash near Glencliff Road.

The crash happened around 4:10 p.m. on 96 McCall Street in Nashville. It involved two other vehicles.

Bus driver 59-year-old Shirley Brown lost control and hit the two vehicles in the opposite, eastbound lanes.

The bus was carrying a total of 26 children from Wright Middle School. It collided with a Chevrolet Blazer and Chevrolet Equinox. 

The five children transported included three 13-year-olds, one 12-year-old, and one 11-year-old. 

The driver of the Blazer, 52-year-old Saddia Brooks was transported to Southern Hills Medical Center for treatment.

Officials said Brown did not show signs of impairment. A blood sample from her will undergo toxicology analysis.