According to the school district, the bus containing only the four students and a driver was headed southbound on Highway 99 and exited at Cosumnes River Boulevard at approximately 2:20 p.m. In an attempt to make a left turn, the school bus collided with an RV that was heading westbound.
Only one student declared suffering minor injuries; however, all five of the victims were taken to a local hospital as a precaution. The unidentified driver of the RV did not report any injuries.
The school bus sustained a significant amount of damage from the crash.
It has not been reported what caused the crash or whether alcohol or other controlled substances played a part. The accident is still under investigation.