Police in northwest Indiana say that four individuals are in custody after a means fleeing a traffic stop slammed into a school bus Tuesday afternoon, causing the bus to topple over onto its side.
According to Lake County Sheriff’s officials, an officer saw a car fail to signal turns at multiple intersections in Gary at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The officer attempted to stop the means, but then the car fled northbound on Clark Road toward West 6th method. The means then turned into alleys to try to evade police, then got back onto 6th Street a short time later.
The means then tried to excursion by a stop sign at 6th and Burr Street, where it hit a school bus, police said.
The impact caused the bus to roll over onto its side. The driver and an assistant that were onboard the bus were aided by a responding officer, who removed the windshield of the bus to pull them from the means. Good Samaritans helped the officer rescue the workers, according to authorities.
The four occupants of the fleeing means were placed into custody, and were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
The driver of the fleeing car was identified as an 18-year-old man, who was wanted on multiple warrants, including one for domestic violence. A loaded handgun was also found in the means.
The incident remains under investigation, according to police.
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