Kentucky school bus driver charged with DUI after wreck

CRESTWOOD, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky have charged a bus driver with drunken driving after a bus with 33 elementary school students on board crashed. No one was injured.

News outlets report 54-year-old Lesley Harvey was charged Friday with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, failure to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, and 33 counts of wanton endangerment.

The Oldham County police department says in a news release the bus carrying Crestwood Elementary School students hit a security barrier near a subdivision. Harvey reported the accident to her supervisor but said there was no damage and continued on her route.

Police say school officials then ordered Harvey to stop. She was transported to a hospital for a breath test. School officials then contacted police.

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