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UPDATE: School Bus Collision Sends Three People to Hospital

A school bus was involved in a multicar collision on E. 14th Street in the unincorporated area of Ashland this morning.

Updated at 1:42 p.m.

A crash involving two cars and a school bus near San Leandro this morning injured three people, including two teenage students, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A frosty windshield is apparently to blame for the crash, which occurred at about 8:05 a.m. on southbound East 14th Street north of 165th Avenue, CHP officials said.

A 19-year-old woman driving a 2002 Toyota Camry had limited visibility because her windshield was not fully defrosted, and did not see that traffic had come to a stop for a red light at 165th Avenue, according to the CHP.

Her vehicle rear-ended a 1993 Toyota Camry stopped at the intersection, and that car was pushed into the back of a 2001 Ford Econoline school bus with four students on board, CHP officials said.

Two 17-year-old students and the driver of the 1993 Toyota complained of pain and were taken to hospitals, according to the CHP. The injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Investigators do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash, according to the CHP.

— Bay City News

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Ken Briggs December 11, 2012 at 05:59 PM
lets hope the kids are o k . but what happen ? guess the car wa speeding in the area . how is the buss driver doing ? hope the driver is o k also .
Analisa Harangozo December 11, 2012 at 06:02 PM
I'm still trying to get more info from CHP. I will update this story once I find out, Ken!
Ken Briggs December 11, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Yes , Analisa . evening one of the news stations were saying E 14th street was in castro valley ,lets hope that the real story comes out .
Mike Katz-Lacabe December 12, 2012 at 12:56 AM
The students are OK and went to school after being receiving medical attention at the scene and at the hospital.
Ken Briggs December 12, 2012 at 01:33 AM
so it was a dumb young teen age driver , hope she had insurance for all this . only if she used her head and had a clean windshield . oh well howwas her car ?

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