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Unbelievable video: Bus carrying 29 students careens off road and plummets into river

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On Monday morning, an Easton Area School District bus in Pennsylvania carrying 29 elementary school students veered off the road and into Bushkill Creek.

It was around 7:30 a.m. when the driver went through a guardrail and the bus traveled about 25 feet down the hillside, coming to rest with the front half of the bus in the water.

“The bus was traveling northbound, veered off, went through the guide rail and then off into the creek,” Chief Carl Scalzo of the Easton Police Department said, according to WFMZ-TV.

Easton fire, police and emergency crews, as well as Suburban EMS and Bethlehem Township EMS, responded to the scene of the accident, according to lehighvalleylive.com.

The driver and at least two students had to be lifted from the site by means of a stokes basket, which is reserved for cases where people cannot get themselves out of a steeply sloped area, according to Easton Fire Chief Henry Hennings.

“Crews are removing the bus that crashed into Bushkill Creek in Easton at around 7:30am,” Priscilla Ligouri with WFMZ shared on Facebook.

“About 30 middle schoolers were on board. Eight students and the bus driver were taken to the hospital. An Easton Area School District spokesperson said their injuries did not appear to be se

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