Dramatic Wrong-Way Bus Crash Caught on Video

More than 1,000 people die yearly in wrong-way, usually head-on crashes.
1:55 | 04/02/15

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that terrifying bus crash. A driver collides head on with a school bus full of children. But the quick-thinking bus driver prevented any major injuries. ABC's Cecilia Vega has the details. Reporter: Watch as this school bus carrying nearly 40 children in Tulsa, Oklahoma -- -- Collides with an SUV barreling the wrong way down the interstate. The driver speeding 60 miles per hour, 20 miles over the speed limit. Several students bruised but fortunately no severe injuries. In brentwood, Tennessee, a police officer uses his own vehicle as a last-ditch effort to stop a wrong way driver. You can see the officer turning on his emergency lights waiting for the driver to get just close enough bracing for the moment of impact. Ran the wrong side of the highway. Reporter: More than 1,000 people every day die in wrong way crashes usually hit head-on they tend to be more fatal than any other kind of car accident. If you see those lights coming at you is there anything you can do. Stay out of the fast lane, stay out of the car pool lane, stay in the middle lane. At least it gives you the ability to move to the right or left. Check out this driver racing down this Texas highway. And look at what officers discover in the backseat when they finally stop the car. He needed to be stopped somewhere or another. This is going to hurt somebody. Reporter: This driver drove the wrong way for almost six miles almost plow nothing this sheriff's deputy. States are trying to fight back from simple light on signs to high-tech reflectors in Arizona which shine red. Most wrong way drivers strike at night or during the weekend. So experts advise be especially alert during those times. For "Good morning America," Cecilia Vega, ABC news, new York.

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