Concord school bus involved in crash – November 18, 2019

Concord school bus involved in crash

A Concord Community Schools bus was involved in a crash Monday morning on Mishawaka Road near the entrance to Old Farm Apartments. 

The driver, a bus aide, and three students were taken to the hospital to be evaluated. The driver had minor injuries and the bus aide sustained injuries to the back. The students were not injured.

The crash occurred at 6:14 a.m. Monday, November 18. 

Concord Community Schools Police Department officers, joined by officers from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department and Elkhart City Police Department, responded to the scene.

According to officers, the school bus was traveling westbound on Mishawaka Road. An SUV traveling southbound on County Road 107 struck the front passenger side of the bus. The school bus was pushed off the south side of the road and the SUV spun into a pole before coming to a stop.

Four people were in the SUV at the time of the crash. All were transported to the hospital. 

The bus was transporting one West Side Elementary School student and two Concord Junior High School students. Parents of the students have been notified. 

No additional information is available at this time. 

Members of the media planning to visit Concord Community Schools must contact Communications Coordinator Julie Beer at jbeer@concord.k12.in.us or 574-518-2120 prior to their arrival.