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Woman runs red light, crashes into Dubuque school bus

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- Dubuque Police say a woman who ran a red light crashed into a Dubuque Community School bus Thursday morning.

According to police, Susan Purcell, 59, was westbound on West 10th Street when she ran the red light at the Locust Street intersection and collided with a school bus driven by Robert Northouse, 63, which was northbound on Locust Street.  The accident happened at 7:23 Thursday morning.

Purcell's SUV was pushed up onto the curb and over a parking meter.

There were 23 kids on the bus.  None of them were hurt.

Purcell was taken to Mercy Hospital by ambulance for what police are calling non-life threatening injuries.

Police say a witness saw Purcell run the red light and she will be given a ticket for that.

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