A bus carrying 15 Busemeyer University students on their way to an astronomy class at the BusU observatory crashed around 8 p.m. Monday.
According to University spokesman Jon Smyth, the bus was being driven by 20-year-old BusU student Bugs Meany, who has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a minor and misconduct with a motor vehicle.
A press release from the Busville Police listed the injured students as Bob Smith, 18, Jane Jones, 19, Renee Descartes, 20, Immanuel Kant, 21, John Stuart Mill, 20, Aristotle Socrates, 18, Richard M. Nixon, 22, Bugs Meany, 20, Looney Tunes, 18, Jenny Jehosaphat, 19, Barbie Doll, 17, and Craig Colorado, 22.
All of the students were taken to Busville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and all are expected to survive.
Meany was not seriously injured in the crash.
Smyth also stated that all university student drivers must undergo a training program and pass a background check before they are able to drive.