A bus transporting a college basketball team crashed last night. The driver of the bus reportedly had a medical episode.
The Associated Press is reporting that a bus carrying the Highland Community College team crashed on its way back from North Dakota State College of Science.
Here are the details:
State Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Tiffani Nielson says the bus was on Interstate 94 when the driver had an "unknown medical episode" Saturday evening. The bus crashed Saturday near the city of St. Michael.
The Star Tribune reports the bus had left North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton and was headed back to Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois.
The bus driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Five others on the bus were taken to another hospital. The patrol says four others were hurt but not taken to hospitals.
According to The Tribune, the bus entered the median and drove for about a quarter-mile.
"The bus entered the median and traveled for about a quarter-mile, striking trees and a freeway sign before re-entering the traffic lanes and finally heading into the ditch where it came to rest, Nielson said.
Nobody was critically hurt, Nielson said. The driver was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale while five others on the bus were taken by ambulance to Monticello Hospital for treatment," says the report.
You can view the full report here.