ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –The Albuquerque Police Department motor unit responded to a crash involving a school bus Thursday morning. Officials say the crash happened near Montclaire Dr. and Candelaria Rd. when the bus reportedly crashed into several parked cars.

Albuquerque police say the driver fell asleep and crashed into a parked car sending it into other cars. APD says the driver told them he was tired from working two jobs and he was cited for careless driving. Albuquerque Public Schools says the driver is a substitute bus driver but they couldn’t say if they worked directly for APS or for one of the contractors. APD says there were no signs he was intoxicated.


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Officials say the bus had students from McKinley Middle School on board. No injuries were reported.