Hammond school bus crashes near Lafayette on return trip home

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Hammond school bus from Donald E. Gavit Middle/High School crashed into the barrier wall along northbound I-65 near West Lafayette Saturday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.

According to Indiana State Police, the students were returning back to Hammond after participating in a music competition in Indianapolis.

It is not know what caused the accident for the nine students on board and the teacher who was driving the bus.

The students and teacher were transported to IU Arnett in Lafayette for evaluation.

Hammond Gavit Middle/High School bus

Hammond Gavit Middle/High School bus