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Hit and run school bus crash in Allegan County

School bus accident graphic
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HOPKINS (WKZO) -- Thanks to tips from the public, a man who crashed his vehicle into a Hopkins School bus and then fled the scene Friday afternoon is in custody today.

State Troopers say the driver, a man from Salem Township rear-ended the bus as was at a stop sign at 138th and 30th Street in Allegan County, delivering children home Friday afternoon.

The car then sped around the bus and mowed down a stop sign before fleeing the area.

There were eight students on board the bus, and the driver but none of them were injured.

The suspect driver was arrested for reckless driving and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.