3 adults, 2 students injured in Maryland school bus crash

October 23, 2017

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Police have cited the driver of a school bus who lost control of the vehicle on a Maryland highway and crashed, leaving three adults and two high school students with minor injuries.

Howard County Police say 50-year-old Tyra India Wilcox of Halethorpe, Maryland, was speeding when she lost control of the bus just before 7 a.m. Monday as it pulled onto northbound U.S. 29 near Ellicott City. The bus flipped onto its side and was then hit by a car.

Wilcox, a school bus aide, and the driver of the car were taken to Howard County General Hospital with minor injuries.

Two 15-year-old Mount Hebron High School students who were on the bus were transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital as a precaution with minor injuries.

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