School bus rear-ends jeep, sending 11 to hospital on Prospect Street near Maple Street in Wethersfield, Connecticut
At around 9 a.m. a school bus rear-ended a jeep on Prospect Street near Maple Street. There were seven children onboard the bus between the ages of 7 and 8. All seven of the students were taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford as a precaution, though none of them had any apparant injuries. A person in the jeep was hospitalized with minor facial injuires. The bus driver was taken to Hartford Hospital as a precaution. The road was closed for several hours following the accident. Police believe the bus driver being distracted, as well as following the jeep too closely, were the main factors that lead to the accident.