School Bus Rollover Accident Injures 3 Students in Huerfano County

Walsenburg, CO -- A bus driver was cited after 3 students were injured when their school bus rolled off of the highway in Huerfano County.

The accident occurred at around 7:00 a.m. on Highway 69 near Walsenburg, which is about 60 miles southwest of Pueblo.

The Colorado State Patrol says that the bus was driving on the highway when the driver lost control, causing the bus to roll off of the road and down a hill.

Three teenagers aged 15, 16, and 19 were taken to the hospital. The 15-year-old was seriously injured, but the driver did not suffer any injuries.

Police state that the road was covered in black ice at the time of the accident. The school bus driver was cited for three counts of careless driving resulting in injury and one count of speeding in adverse conditions.

Sources: CBS49News

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