Mount Pleasant crash, fire, driver accidentally hit the gas

A driver in Mount Pleasant stopped for a school bus accidentally hit the gas Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 6, causing a crash that led to a fire.

The crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. on Green Bay Road near Biscayne Avenue.

The driver of a Jeep Cherokee stopped for the students that were being let off the bus and, while waiting, accidentally hit the gas, propelling her vehicle into a Mercury Mariner which then struck a BMW.

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The Jeep then started on fire.

There were no injuries, but the roadway was closed for an hour for cleanup.