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[UPDATED] School Bus, Car Collide on Park Road and Oakwood Avenue

Three people, including one child, were taken to the hospital.

[UPDATED] 10:45 a.m.

A total of three people were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries following a collision between a school bus and a vehicle at the intersection of Park Rd. and Oakwood Ave. Wednesday morning, West Hartford Police say.

According to police, there were three people on the bus – two students and the driver. One of the students and the driver sustained minor injuries in the accident and were taken to the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, who received a ticked for a red light violation, was also taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

 

ORIGINAL STORY

A West Hartford school bus was heading north on Oakwood Avenue at about 8:14 a.m. Wednesday morning when a car traveling east on Park Road ran a red light and was hit by the school bus, West Hartford police said.

The side impact airbag on the car was deployed. There were no people in the car besides the driver.

Police said there were only one or two students on the bus. There was one injury and that person was taken to the hospital, but police would not immediately identify who was injured.

This was the second school bus accident this morning. There was a minor incident at the intersection of Fern Street and North Quaker Lane. The school bus was rear-ended but there were no injuries.

Check back with West Hartford Patch as we update the story.

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