Lacy Elementary School student LaCrystal Austin, 8, touches Raleigh Police Officer Mario Lopez's hand after the bus she was riding home from school in was involved in an accident with a car on Tuesday in Raleigh. The accident happened on Wade Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and St. Mary's Street. "I've never touched a police officer before," said Austin. "They helped the people that were hurt." Eight students were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries according to the Raleigh Police Department.
Lacy Elementary School student LaCrystal Austin, 8, touches Raleigh Police Officer Mario Lopez's hand after the bus she was riding home from school in was involved in an accident with a car on Tuesday in Raleigh. The accident happened on Wade Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and St. Mary's Street. "I've never touched a police officer before," said Austin. "They helped the people that were hurt." Eight students were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries according to the Raleigh Police Department. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Lacy Elementary School student LaCrystal Austin, 8, touches Raleigh Police Officer Mario Lopez's hand after the bus she was riding home from school in was involved in an accident with a car on Tuesday in Raleigh. The accident happened on Wade Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and St. Mary's Street. "I've never touched a police officer before," said Austin. "They helped the people that were hurt." Eight students were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries according to the Raleigh Police Department. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

Eight students taken to the hospital after school bus wreck in Raleigh

April 21, 2015 05:44 PM