Posted: Feb 5, 2013 8:45 AM by AP
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say an accident involving a car and a school bus sent eight high school students to the hospital.
Officer Garry Flot says the accident happened about 6:20 p.m. Monday.
Flot says a bus from KIPP Renaissance High School was stopped at a red light when the bus was hit from behind by a car being driven by 39-year-old Ammer Gader.
Flot says eight students aboard the bus, all between the ages of 17 and 19, complained of neck and back pain. They were all taken to a hospital to be checked out. The school bus driver was not injured in the accident.
Police say Gader was cited for following to close.
Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com