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Woman charged after allegedly crashing into school bus filled with kids

Police say a car crashed into the back of school bus in Buxton Thursday morning. (WGME)

BUXTON (WGME) -- Police say a car crashed into the back of a school bus in Buxton Thursday morning.

It happened on River Road around 8:30 a.m.

Police say the bus was filled with kids heading to school.

No children were hurt.

The driver, identified as 37-year-old Melissa Cilley, of Waterboro, suffered minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital.

Authorities say about 34 kids were on the bus at the time of the crash. A second bus picked up the kids and took them to school.

Police say Cilley's license is suspended and she was distracted at the time of the crash.

She was charged with operating after suspension and failure to maintain control of the vehicle.

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