Family still reeling from Lee High School bus crash 10 years ago

Updated: Nov. 21, 2016 at 10:00 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - It was 10 years ago that Huntsville suffered a similar tragedy to Monday's deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A Huntsville City Schools bus crashed and killed four students on morning of Nov. 20, 2006. The bus was transporting 40 Lee High School students to the district's technology center. The bus crashed, falling 30 feet from an overpass on Interstate 565.

Four students died and dozens more were injured.

Laura Collier says her daughter, Felicia, took years to recover from injuries she received from the crash.

Collier says she's grateful her daughter survived. But for so many families, the emotional wounds are devastating.

Collier says she still has unanswered questions a decade after the crash that injured her daughter.

"Why?" said Collier. "Why?  What happened> Because the kids that were on the bus, it has changed their lives too."

Collier's daughter suffered a broken jaw and a punctured lung. She was on life support after the crash. She eventually made a full recovery.

READ MORE: 6 children killed in Chattanooga school bus crash

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