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Detroit Lakes police officer Wayne Tolbert, left, looks over an accident scene Wednesday morning with commercial vehicle accident investigators after an SUV hit a Detroit Lakes School bus on Roosevelt Ave in front of the high school. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Two students hurt in bus accident in Detroit Lakes

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A Detroit Lakes school bus was rear-ended Wednesday morning near the high school in an accident that sent two high school students to the hospital.


Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena said that the bus from Schlutz Garage that was heading to the high school was in the northbound lane on Roosevelt Avenue and about to turn east on James Street.

A sports utility vehicle hit the bus as the driver was waiting for pedestrians to cross the street.

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