Drunken School Bus Crash
The Billings Police arrested a man late Wednesday after he struck a school bus with 16 students on board, then left the scene of the accident. 36 year old Randy Americanhorse faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, criminal endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to notify law enforcement, driving with an expired registration, driving without insurance and driving without a license, according to a press release issued by Billings Police Lt. Brian Korell.
Americanhorse was reportedly driving his Pontiac Grand Am at roughly 60 mph when he crashed into the busload of kids at approximately 3:14 p.m. yesterday near Alkali Creek Elementary School, according to the press release. The collision occurred at a curve on Alkali Creek Road in the Heights about a block north of the school, which had recently let students out for the day.