Woman indicted after January school bus accident

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The driver of a car involved in an accident with a Jefferson County school bus has been indicted by a grand jury.

The indictment charges Sherry Neutz with 16 counts of wanton endangerment and one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Around 4:20 p.m. on January 7, Neutz was driving west on Brownsboro Road at Drescher Bridge when her car struck JCPS bus 0424. The bus was carrying 15 students from Chenoweth Elementary School was turning from Drescher Bridge onto eastbound Brownsboro Road when it was struck on its left side.

According to the indictment, Neutz was going 77 miles-per-hour and had a blood alcohol level of .267. She was treated for injuries considered life-threatening.

WAVE 3's Jaimie Weiss will have more on this developing story beginning on WAVE 3 News at 5:00.

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