A school bus from a YMCA summer camp program in Idaho rolled over and crashed. Reports say the accident resulted in 11 children sustaining injuries, with 7 of them being critical.In a post on Facebook, authorities from the Idaho State Police announced that on August 4, at around 3 p.m., a school bus from a Treasure Valley YMCA summer camp program rolled over and crashed. Further reports say the YMCA summer camp school bus crash occurred on the State Highway 55 near the milepost 84 in the county of Boise.
According to Rumpf-Whitten, the school bus was transporting 30 individuals between the ages of 13 and 18 from the Treasure Valley YMCA summer camp when the incident occurred. Upon arriving at the crash site, first responders discovered that 11 children sustained injuries, with 7 of them being critical. Nonetheless, all children on the YMCA summer camp school bus were transported by ground and air ambulances to local hospitals.
Cause of YMCA Summer Camp School Bus Crash
According to Robledo, to date, the cause of the crash of the YMCA summer camp school bus remains unknown. In addition, the highway where the YMCA summer camp school bus crash happened remains closed with alternative routes around the area being suggested by authorities.
Reports say the Treasure Valley YMCA summer camp is a program for children between second and eleventh grades. The YMCA summer camp administers several sessions throughout the period and provides numerous buses for the kids to and from every session.