Lisa Byrd, 57, reportedly of a drug overdose while driving the children in New Jersey on Wednesday, police said.
A New Jersey bus driver was transporting children on Wednesday, when she reportedly overdosed and crashed into a tree, police said.
Lisa Byrd, 57, drove the 12 children of a primary school in Newark just after 1 p.m. when she crashed into a tree, according to the Newark Police Department.
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Authorities administered Narcan, a brand of the opioid overdose medication naloxone, Byrd, and she was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The 12 children on the bus, who were between the ages of 5 and 13, were not injured in the crash, officials said.
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Byrd was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while impaired and possession of drug paraphernalia.