Truck hits bus

Discussion in 'The Latest UPS Headlines' started by cheryl, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Truck hits bus - Register Star

    A United Parcel Service truck slammed into the back of a Taconic Hills school bus Tuesday afternoon, sending five people to the hospital.

    The accident occurred in front of 1851 east Ancram Road in Ancram around 4:10 p.m. when the school bus stopped short in order to avoid a deer in the roadway.

    There were 15 students on board at the time.
     
  2. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    Doesn't look good :

    ANCRAMDALE—Five people were injured, including three children, when a United Parcel Service truck crashed into a Taconic Hills school bus, the afternoon of June 1.
    According to a report from the scene, investigators believe that the truck was following too closely behind the school bus when the bus driver slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting a deer. The truck could not stop before slamming into the rear of the bus.
    Three youngsters were treated for neck and back injuries. The bus driver and the UPS driver were taken to an area hospital for treatment of back and neck injuries.
    There were 15 students on the bus at the time of the accident.
    Charges against the truck driver are pending, according to the unofficial report.