Wrong-Way Crashes Caught on Camera

Each year drivers going the wrong way kill more than 1,000 people.
1:36 | 04/03/15

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Next tonight, the wrong way crash, head-on into a school bus. Dramatic dash cam video shows the exact moment of impact. 37 children on board and nowhere to go. ABC's Cecilia Vega on the stunning number of wrong way crashes in America. Reporter: A school bus collides with an SUV. The SUV barrelling the wrong way down this Oklahoma street. Watch again. The driver speeding. Several students bruised, but fortunately, no severe injuries. And just last week, in Tennessee, a police officer uses his own vehicle to stop a wrong-way driver. Each year, wrong-way crashes kill more than 1,000 people, often head-on, the accidents usually more deadly than any other kind of crash. And now, states are fighting back. From simple lights on signs in Texas to high tech reflectors in Arizona. If you cease those lights coming at you, is there anything you can do? Stay out of the fast lane. Stay out of the car pool lane. At least it gives you the ability to move to the left or right. Reporter: Advice for all drivers to keep in mind -- You're on the wrong side of the highway! Reporter: And avoid steering into trouble. And the frightening thing is, there's not a lot you can do when one of these drivers is headed your way. But tonight, police are praising that bus driver, saying she saw that wrong way SUV, stopped, this bus, immediately, and she went to check on the kids. Really quick thinking on her part. Checked on the kids right away. Cecilia, thank you. When we C back here

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