A bus driver from New Jersey was carrying children Wednesday when she overdosed and crashed into a tree, the police said.
Lisa Byrd, 57, was driving 12 children from a primary school in Newark just after 1 pm. when she crashed into a tree, according to the Newark Police Department.
A PILOT OF A MINNESOTA SCHOOL BUS WITH A STUDENT ON BOARD IS CUT IN AN APPARENT INCIDENT ON THE ROAD OF THE ROAD, COPS SAY
The authorities administered to Byrd Narcan, a brand of the drug overdose with opioids, naloxone, and took her to the hospital for treatment.
The 12 bus children, aged between 5 and 13, were not injured in the accident, officials said.
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Byrd has been charged with 12 counts of endangering a child's well-being, impaired driving and possession of addiction props.