Driver in school bus hit-and-run turned herself in

December 13, 2013 

— A woman involved in a hit-and-run crash with a school bus called Eagle Police Thursday night to confess.

The woman, whose name has not been released, rear-ended the bus at about 9 a.m. Thursday near Galileo STEM Academy. The bus was transporting one student to that school when the wreck happpend. Neither the student nor the bus driver was hurt.

The driver admitted she had hit the bus after police released a description of her red SUV and asked for the public’s help in finding her.

Officers also extensively searched neighborhoods in the area, looking for the vehicle.

Eagle police thanked those that shared the information, stating the public attention directly led to the driver turning herself in.

The woman has not yet been arrested or charged with a crime. The case is still under investigation, according to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office.

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