Update – Taxi Driver Failed To Stop, Causing Crash with School Bus
ST. CLOUD – The St. Cloud Police Department has released more information on the school bus crash that happened this (Monday) morning in southeast St. Cloud.
Police say a Yellow Cab failed to stop for a stop sign on Lincoln Avenue Southeast, which caused the collision with the bus. The bus then crashed into a home on 15th Avenue Southeast.
57-year-old Donald Fleming of St. Cloud was driving the taxi. He suffered non life-threatening injuries. Two juvenile passengers in the taxi were taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The 40-year-old female driver of the bus also suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital. There were about 15 students on the bus, three of them were taken to the hospital.
No one inside the home at the time of the incident was hurt.
Fleming was given a ticket for failing to stop at the stop sign.