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WARSAW,Ind. – A tractor-trailer crashed into a bus carrying a high school hockey team, ejecting at least one person and injuring several others on Saturday evening.

Police told WXIN that 26 people were on a bus when a semi, driven by Victor Santos, 58, rear-ended it in Warsaw around 8 p.m.

Before the accident, police were already on their way to intercept the semi after receiving reports that the driver had been speeding and swerving into other lanes as it was entering the town on U.S. 30, according to Warsaw Times Union.

Medics arrived at the scene to find 16 injured teens, ranging in age from 14 to 17. Three of the juveniles were transported to nearby hospitals with critical injuries, police said.

The semi-driver was found about an eighth of a mile from the accident. Police said they smelled “a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person” and that he had slurred speech. According to the Times Union, Santos failed a field sobriety test and then refused a chemical test.

After obtaining a search warrant, police got a blood draw from Santos. He was preliminarily charged with felony operating while intoxicated, causing serious bodily injury, according to WXIN.