16 hurt after school bus crashes head-on into car in Little Village

Nine students with special needs and seven adults were injured after a school bus collided head-on with another car Tuesday morning in the Little Village neighborhood.

An SUV veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into the school bus around 10:30 a.m. 3100 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Both drivers were transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where they were listed in serious-to-critical condition, officials said.


Nine students, between 16 and 18 years old, were taken to Stroger Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital where they were listed in good condition, according to fire officials. They were later released.

The driver of the SUV was issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving on a revoked license, according to police.

Witnesses told police the car was left of the center line during the time of the crash.