Bus carrying students involved in crash

A Paducah Independent Schools bus carrying students was involved in a crash Friday morning.

Paducah police say the crash happened around 7:10 a.m.

60-year-old George Vick of Paducah, told police he was slowing his school bus on Oscar Cross Avenue to pick up children when a van ran a stop sign at Oscar Cross and South 11th Street and hit the bus in the side.

63-year-old Byron Faulkner, the driver of the van, told police his brakes failed and he was unable to stop.

Both drivers were ok, but 8 teenagers had minor injuries.

There were 15 students on the bus.

No one has been charged in the crash.

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