20 taken to area hospitals after crash involving Lawrence Township school buses

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police said 20 people went to area hospitals after a Friday morning crash on the northeast side involving a pair of Lawrence Township school buses.

The crash happened on northbound Shadeland Avenue south of Fall Creek Parkway. Lawrence North High School students were on the buses when they crashed into each other.

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, according to IMPD. Twenty people went to area hospitals, including both drivers, who complained of back pain.

Lawrence Township Schools said students went to St. Vincent, IU Health Methodist, Eskenazi and Community Hospital North to be checked out as a precaution. School administrators were at the hospitals with students. The school contacted parents to let them know about the crash. Lawrence Township also called all families in the district to inform them of the crash/

Another bus arrived at the scene to pick up the remaining students and transport them to Lawrence North High School.