School Bus Crashes Into Fort Worth Home

No one injured in crash

By Elvira Sakmari and Amanda Guerra
|  Friday, Nov 16, 2012  |  Updated 12:31 AM CDT
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Police say a Fort Worth school bus crashed into a home after another vehicle pulled in front of the bus.

Amanda Guerra, NBC 5 News

Police say a Fort Worth school bus crashed into a home after another vehicle pulled in front of the bus.

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Police are investigating why a Fort Worth Independent School District bus crashed into a Fort Worth home Thursday evening.

It happened in the 5000 block of Alta Mesa Boulevard near Whitman Avenue just before 7 p.m.

Police said the car didn't see the bus and pulled in front of it. The bus then clipped the car and smashed into the backyard of a home.

"She called and said, 'There's a bus in your backyard.' And I thought, there's something wrong with that statement. But there’s a bus in my backyard," said Campbell. "I came in, and here it is. It went through the fence. There's a brick wall. ... It knocked out the brick wall."

Fort Worth ISD said the bus was coming from Wedgwood Middle School.

Police said the school bus driver was taken to the hospital. None of the nine children on board were injured, and the driver of the car was also OK.

"I'm just glad nobody got hurt," said Campbell. "Life's too short to be upset about little things like that."

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