RACINE, Wis. - A crash involving a Racine city bus and a school bus prompted a response from Flight for Life on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 6. Two people were seriously hurt.
It happened near Goold Street and Shoop Street and involved a district school bus for children who have special needs and a RYDE Racine city bus.
Police said the driver and a driver assistant were on the school bus. A district spokeswoman confirmed there were no students on board, saying in a statement: "On behalf of the District, our hearts are with those who were injured, and we are waiting for an update on their condition."
There were an estimated seven to eight passengers on the city bus. Some were being treated for minor injuries.
Police said the drivers of the two buses suffered the worst injuries, and Flight for Life was called. It's unclear whether anyone was actually taken to the hospital by ambulance.