A bus driver in Oldham County has been charge with driving beneath the influence after police say she struck multiple safety poles as she drove a bus full of youngsters. 

Lesley Harvey, fifty four, faces 33 counts of wanton endangerment, one for each scholar aboard her bus Friday, in line with Oldham County Police. 

Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, an official from the Oldham County Board of Schooling informed police that certainly one of their bus drivers was involved in an accident and alcohol was a suspected issue. 

Police found that Harvey hit a number of poles at the entrance of a subdivision that is on her bus route, in accordance with a news launch. 

Harvey, of Crestwood, did report to her boss that she hit something however reported no injury and stated she deliberate to proceed alongside her route. 

However Oldham County Faculties, per coverage, had Harvey cease and ultimately had her taken to a hospital for a breath check, based on a police news release. 

No college students have been harm within the incident. 

Harvey can also be charged with failure to report an accident and leaving the scene of an accident. 

She’s presently housed in the Oldham County Detention Middle. Online jail data present she’s resulting from appear in courtroom Monday morning. 

An Oldham County Faculties spokeswoman did not instantly reply to a request for comment. 

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