About 3:30 on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, a Beauregard Parish School bus was involved in a crash at the intersection of US Highway 171 and West 1st Streets.
It was determined by DeRidder Police that the bus was headed east on First Street and entered the intersection as the traffic light changed from green to yellow. The pickup truck was headed south through the intersection with their light still on red. The truck struck the side of the school bus.
No injuries were reported among the children on the bus or to either of the drivers.