Bus stop crash leaves Corby children injured

A school bus driver drove away from the scene of a crash which left four Corby children injured, police have said.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 1:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:53 pm

An investigation is under way after the incident in Stephenson Way just before 8.20am this morning (Thursday).

Children on their way to Corby Business Academy were waiting at the stop when the driver of a Rodgers bus went straight through a bollard.

A police spokesman said four children were injured, but that their injuries were not believed to be serious.

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A car and motorcycle were involved in the accident at Turners Hill

Another was treated for shock.

The spokesman added that the bus driver drove off from the scene.

Rodgers Coaches declined to comment when approached by the Northants Telegraph.

Corby Business Academy’s executive principal Anne Hill said: “The school was made aware of an incident involving one of the school buses early this morning and has been in contact with both the police and Rodgers Coaches.

“As this is under police investigation we cannot comment further except to say that we are caring for our students.

“Mr Underwood has personally visited the site and liaised with the students and parents concerned.

“We have also provided support to all students who were on the bus and will continue to help all students affected.”

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story said two children were injured. This was based on information provided by police, who have since updated us to tell us four were injured.