Bus driver cited after crash with semi that injured 11 children in western Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A school bus driver was cited after a crash that injured 11 children and two adults in Chase County on Tuesday.

The bus driver, 39-year-old Keith Cranwell, was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way and careless driving, according to the Chase County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened just after 3:50 p.m. on Tuesday when a school bus made a left-hand turn and collided with a semi near Champion.

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All of the children on the bus were taken to a local hospital, the Nebraska State Patrol said.

Three children still remain at regional trauma centers recovering from their injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

The other eight children have since been treated and released.

Officials say an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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