Eight children were injured in a school bus crash that happened on Gayosa Street near North 27th Street at approximately 8:00 AM this morning in Baton Rouge. The eight children taken to the hospital suffered minor injuries.
Policed are reporting that the crash was a hit and run and that the driver fled the scene of the accident on foot.
A total of 15 children were involved in the school bus accident. The seven children who were not injured were taken to school after the accident scene was secured.
Before the school bus accident, the bus was on its way to Park Elementary. Mostly fourth and fifth grade students were aboard the bus.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a school bus accident, contact the Lambert Firm today for a consultation.