School bus hits tree; child injured

GREEN BAY – One child received minor cuts and scrapes and a school bus was damaged when the bus hit a tree Monday morning on Green Bay’s west side.

According to an email sent from the Green Bay school district to families, the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. The bus, which was carrying Head Start students, was on Aspen Ln. heading toward Burns Ave. The bus hit the tree as it was traveling on a curved section of the road.

Emergency workers checked out all the students at the scene, and only the one was injured.

“Eighteen  children were on the bus, all 18 were accessed by our personnel. One was taken to the ambulance and he had minor cuts and scrapes from the broken glass. He was assessed and released to his guardian,” said Green Bay Metro Fire Chief Steve Sellin.

Damage to the bus included broken windows.

The school district, Green Bay police and the State Patrol are investigating the crash.

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