3 children killed in crash at Northwest Indiana bus stop

3 children killed in crash at Northwest Indiana bus stop

3 children killed in crash at Northwest Indiana bus stop

"They've made complaints, other parents". 'All the prayers we can get, that's all you can ask for.

One sibling has been left behind.

11-year-old Maverik Lowe was airlifted by Samaritan Helicopter to Parkview Hospital in Ft.

Alivia Stahl (middle) with her twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle.

The crash happened at around 7:15 a.m.in front of a mobile home park in the 4600 block of N. State Road 25.

Elgin Ingle has to be strong for his family, especially his little brother who lost three children Tuesday morning when they were struck and killed was they crossed the street to board their school bus. He was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital.

The driver, a 24-year-old woman, is cooperating with police.

It's not known was caused Alyssa Shepherd to ignore the stop sign on the school bus.

Xzavier, Mason and Alivia attended Mentone Elementary School.

Slocum calls the accident a "terrible tragedy".

State Police say there were at least three kids on the bus at the time of the crash. "I haven't seen troopers cry in a long time, but when the father had to come out and identify his children, it was excruciating".

Detectives were interviewing witnesses and a crash reconstruction team was at the scene near Rochester, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Indianapolis. It was heartbreaking It's still heartbreaking'. "The one thing I'd like to tell people - we all have a responsibility to share the road in a safe manner".

School Bus & Shepherd's Vehicle. "When that stop arm is extended, by law, you're required to stop, and that's to avoid a tragic situation". We don't want another family to have to go through this'.

And now the uncle of those children is speaking out, saying the family previously told the school their bus pickup location is unsafe.

ABC 57 investigated Shepherd's past and learned that she had been employed as the Children's Director at the Faith Outreach Center in Rochester, Indiana.

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