INDIANAPOLIS – A school bus driver and a student were killed in a bus crash early Monday morning, and several others were injured.
Indianapolis Metro Police have identified the driver as Thomas Spencer II, 60, and the child as Donasty Smith, 5.
A total of ten students were taken to area hospitals. Four remain hospitalized, with two in critical condition. One student required surgery for a broken femur.
The school where the bus was headed, Lighthouse Charter School on Sloan Ave., released students early Monday, but classes will resume Tuesday. Grief counselors will be there for the students and 50 Hugs Across America teddy bears will help in the process.