Driver Cited In Bonny Oaks Drive School Bus Wreck

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

David Kimbro, 62, the driver of a school bus involved in an accident on Bonny Oaks Drive on Tuesday, has been cited for following too close.

A total of 11 children were transported to the hospital for minor injuries from the crash involving the school bus.    

Chattanooga Police responded at approximately 8:37 a.m. to a traffic crash in the 6500 block of Bonny Oaks Drive where a school bus rear-ended a Ryder truck.  

The driver of the school bus said that he was monitoring a disturbance on the bus when he struck the rear of the truck that was stopped at a red light.  

No other charges will be filed.


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