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Santa Teresa, NM (February 24, 2020) – A school bus that was on its way to Santa Teresa Elementary was struck by a vehicle on Monday morning, February 24th. The collision was reported at the corner of Leeds Drive and McNutt Road in Santa Teresa.

According to officials with Sunland Park police, a vehicle failed to yield the right of way and ultimately struck the school bus, which was occupied by the driver and 35 elementary children at around 7:28 a.m. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and the children were attended to by school nurses.

Out of the 35 children on the bus, four were reported to have been injured at least one was transported to a nearby hospital. All injuries were determined to be non-life threatening.

The driver of the vehicle, identified only as a 36-year-old woman, received a citation. No further details were reported.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Bus Accidents in New Mexico

Santa Teresa, NM – 4 Children Hurt in Collision with School Bus at Leeds & McNutt Rd

At least 364 bus crashes were reported throughout the state of New Mexico during 2008. Of those collisions, authorities recorded 72 injuries and two deaths, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Bus accidents in New Mexico are regularly known to result in terribly serious injuries because of the number of passengers involved, and especially when those passengers are children.

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