INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard visited the scene of a fatal school bus crash Monday morning, before stopping at the school where the bus was headed.
He was led around the scene by an official from the Indianapolis Fire Department. One child and a school bus driver died in the crash, and two other children were critically injured.
Ballard shared some of his thoughts via Twitter.
Tragic day in Indy. Concerned for families of crash victims and injured children involved in terrible bus accident on south side. #fb— Mayor Greg Ballard (@MayorBallard) March 12, 2012
The school bus was on its way to Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School, which is chartered by the Indianapolis mayor's office. It opened in 2005 and serves pre-kindergarten to 11th grades.
Ballard also visited the school Monday morning.
Just visited Lighthouse Charter School.Staff members are helping parents and students through the tragedy.— Mayor Greg Ballard (@MayorBallard) March 12, 2012
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