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One student injured after truck and school bus collision

Shelocta, Pa. – One student was left with minor injuries after a truck and a school bus accident on a road in Western Philadelphia.

According to the Depart of Public Safety of the Armstrong County, the accident occurred on Route 422 in Plumcreek Township shortly at about 3:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon.

Director Randall Brozenick reported that preliminary information indicated that the truck rear ended the bus causing minor damage.

The bus was loaded with 15 students one was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. The driver and the rest of the students were uninjured.

Brozenick stated that the crash apparently took place during a snow squall in the area. Due to the weather, drivers couldn’t see anything as all appeared totally white. The car was vehicle did not see the bus stopped/

Ted Stahl, who witnessed the crash, Stahl told authorities that his grandson, age 16, was a passenger on the school bus. The teen told his grandfather that when he exited the school bus to cross the street, he observed the cars rushing past him.

Stahl said that although the lights were on, drivers had no road visibility. The next scenario was the big crunch when the vehicle hit the school bus.

According to Stahl, the injured student was immediately rushed from the scene by an ambulance. He saw that the victim was bleeding due to a slice on her face and just right above her eye.

Authorities confirmed that the western Pennsylvania road accident involving a truck and a school bus one student with minor injuries. The Department of Public Safety of Armstrong County took place along Rte. 422 in Twp. of Plumcreek a little before 3:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon.

After prelim investigation, officers learned that the truck rear ended the bus hit the back of the bus causing minor damage.

He said that of the 15 students aboard the bus, one was injured and transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Fortunately, the other students and both drivers were uninjured.

Brozenick concluded that the crash was due to the weather as a snow squall took place in the area.

Two weeks ago, the driver of the school bus, identified as Philip E. Buglass, of Waynesboro, sustained minor injuries last Thursday afternoon when his school bus loaded with 37 elementary students from the Waynesboro School District area collided with pickup truck in Franklin County.

At around 4:00 o’clock that afternoon, State police reported that the school bus was The accident occurred just before 4 p.m. near the intersection of Route 233 and South Mountain when Buglass lost control of the bus along a turn, it swerved into oncoming traffic where it collided with the Ford F-350 being driven by Jedidiah Cook, of Fayetteville. The bus then hit a utility pole and went down a small embankment.

If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured due to negligence or someone else fault, contact an accident lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

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