Westminster police: School bus driver charged with DUI

The Associated Press Updated: September 22, 2013 at 11:52 am • Published: September 22, 2013

DENVER — Westminster police say a school bus driver accused of sideswiping a vehicle while transporting a freshman football team from a game has been charged with DUI.

The Denver Post reports (http://bit.ly/1gP9ofB ) 57-year-old Burton Carpenter was taking members of the Mountain Range High School team from a game at Prairie View High School when the bus hit the vehicle Saturday. Carpenter also faces charges of child abuse, posing threat or injury to a child and reckless endangerment.

Authorities say 37 students and four adults were aboard the bus when Carpenter hit the vehicle in a parking lot, causing minor damage.

No injuries were reported.

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Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

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