Car hits school bus in Alabaster

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A car hit a school bus in Alabaster Wednesday afternoon.

Cindy Warner, public information officer for Shelby County Schools, said the car struck the bus at Thompson Road and 1st Avenue in Alabaster around 3:15 p.m.  Warner said the car hit the bus from behind while the bus was stopped.

Warner said one student was transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons, while all other students were placed on another bus and taken home.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Warner said the bus was carrying students from Creekview Elementary and Thompson Intermediate schools.