Bus Driver Found with Beer in DWI Pullover

Credit: Lasse SockerA University Village school bus driver has been placed under arrest following a minor accident on Monday. The accident happened at approximately 5:45 p.m. at University Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard when an 18th district officer pulled over a YellowBird school bus at the intersection after the accident.

Officers at the scene said that the driver had slurred his speech and smelled of alcohol. Unopened cans of beer were also on the bus. Police placed the school bus driver in custody for suspicion of DUI.

There were no students on the bus at the time of the incident; however, it is not certain if students had been dropped off prior to the accident.

Authorities have not yet released the bus driver’s identity.

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