22 suffer minor injuries in Ness City school bus crash

December 19, 2018

DIGHTON, Kan. (AP) — Twenty students and two adults were injured when a school bus carrying a Ness City High School basketball team collided with a pickup truck.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says none of the injuries were life threatening.

The accident occurred Tuesday night on Kansas 96 in western Kansas when the team was returning from a basketball game in Dighton. About 40 people were on the bus.

The patrol says the collision occurred when a pickup pulling a trailer tried to turn in front of the bus, which struck the truck on the driver’s side.

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