Video shows moment crash happened inside school bus, sending children flying inside

Posted at 8:38 AM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 09:38:31-05

COLUMBUS, OH (WSYX/CNN) — Newly released video shows the inside of a school bus when it crashed and left eight students injured in Ohio.

A warning, these images are hard to watch.

The video shows the incident in Perry County on December 19.

A crash reports says 42-year-old Joseph Thornton was driving a Ford Mustang when he ran a red light and hit the bus.

It then went off the road and flipped on its side.

Thornton reportedly has a broken back.

Police said injuries to the kids and bus driver weren't life-threatening.

Thornton was reportedly driving on a suspended license.