Fatal crash involving school bus in Pulaski closes Highway 29

By WeAreGreenBay.com , Kris Schuller | kris.schuller@wearegreenbay.com

Published 09/02 2014 10:55PM

Updated 09/03 2014 09:04AM

Pulaski, WI (WFRV) - One person is dead and fourteen people are injured after a car crashed into the back of a Pulaski school bus Tuesday night. 

The Brown County sheriff's department tells us the passenger in the car has died, the driver of that vehicle was critically injured.  

Six students were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Other injured students were reportedly transported by their parents. Because of the crash, all west-bound lanes of Highway 29 at St. Augustine Road (Highway 32) will be closed indefinitely so that authorities can do accident reconstruction.

According to the Pulaski Community School district, the bus was carrying 21 students from the Pulaski Varsity and JV Volleyball teams. Three coaches were also on the bus, along with the driver. The team was coming home from a match at Seymour High School.

Concerned parents can contact Lisa Misco, Director of Student Services, at 822-6022.  In addition, Pulaski Community School District employees are available at Pulaski High School for those affected families.

According to a news release from the district, their crisis plan has been implemented and will be in effect tomorrow (Wednesday) and in the following days. We will continue to support our students and their families. 

Please visit the Pulaski Community School District Facebook page for updates. The link to this Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pulaskischools. 

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