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Semi driver arrested for driving drunk after school bus crash injures 16 people in Warsaw

Warsaw Police Department
Semi involved in crash with school bus

UPDATE 11/15/2022: Officials in Kosciusko County say the driver of the semi involved in Saturday’s collision with a school bus in Warsaw has been charged with 26 counts in connection with that crash. Victor Santos, the driver of the truck that collided with the bus loaded with Chicago area High School students, has been officially charged with four counts of Causing Serious Bodily Injury While Operating a Vehicle, a level 5 felony and 22 counts of Criminal Recklessness (While Armed with a Deadly Weapon), a level 6 felony. The investigation is continuing, and additional charges could be forthcoming. Investigators believe Santos had been drinking. The semi had been observed speeding and swerving before the collision and police were on the way to intercept him when the semi collided with the bus. 16 people were injured. 3 of those injuries were described as extremely critical at the time. The most recent update said that all of the people who were injured were in stable condition.