School bus crash reported on 12 Mile at Berkley-Southfield border; students being evaluated

Posted at 8:29 AM, Jan 31, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-31 18:09:17-05

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — 5 children and one adult were injured in a school bus crash at the Berkley-Southfield border on Wednesday morning, prompting a large emergency response.

Damage was reported to both the bus and the vehicle, and our crew on the scene did see medics evaluating people.

Southfield Fire Chief Johnny Menifee confirms a total of 33 people were involved in the crash.

Chief Menifee said six people were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening. The six people taken to the hospital includes three kids from the school bus, and one adult and two kids from inside of the vehicle.

The bus is a Crescent Academy bus, and the school is located about a mile away from the crash.

A parent we spoke to said they are keeping the kids on the bus while paramedics evaluate the situation