Article updated: 3/1/2012 6:00 PM

Car strikes school bus in Bartlett after driver falls asleep, police say

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Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads, just east of Bartlett High School, Thursday morning. There were no students aboard the bus, police said.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads Thursday morning. Police said the crash occurred when the car's driver fell asleep.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads, just east of Bartlett High School, Thursday morning. There were no students aboard the bus, police said.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads Thursday morning. Police said the crash occurred when the car's driver fell asleep.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

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Schick Road in Bartlett was shut down for about an hour Thursday morning after a small school bus not carrying any students was struck by a vehicle whose driver had fallen asleep, authorities said. The bus' driver, a 64-year-old woman, suffered what police called nonlife-threatening injuries in the collision.
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    • Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads, just east of Bartlett High School, Thursday morning. There were no students aboard the bus, police said.
    •  Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads Thursday morning. Police said the crash occurred when the carís driver fell asleep.
    •  Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads, just east of Bartlett High School, Thursday morning. There were no students aboard the bus, police said.
    •  Bartlett police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash between a school bus and a car at the intersection of South Bartlett and Schick roads Thursday morning. Police said the crash occurred when the carís driver fell asleep.
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