Cincinnati Police say an SUV ran a red light, narrowly missing a school bus before hitting a truck and flipping
EAST PRICE HILL, OH (FOX19) -
Security footage shows a school bus' close call with an SUV that ran a red light Wednesday morning.
Cincinnati Police say the driver behind the SUV was traveling east on Warsaw Avenue and failed to stop at a traffic light, hitting a truck driving through the intersection.
The footage from a nearby business shows the school bus hitting it's breaks as the SUV drove through the intersection.
Mick Meyer is the owner of Meyer Hardware and recalls what happened.
"I come in this morning and the pickup truck was coming out of McPherson and the van was coming down Warsaw and ran the light... hit the pickup truck and went airborne and flipped and landed in the field across the street," he said.
Police say the driver of the truck was taken to taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with unknown injuries, but said she was alert and sitting in a hospital bed.
Meyer said this intersection is no stranger to crashes.
"Usually just someone will stop at the light and the one behind them will bump into them. I don't believe he stopped at all. Thank God he didn't hit the school bus," he said.
The driver of the Pontiac was cited for failure to maintain reasonable control.
The condition of the driver of the SUV is unknown.