Oregon School Bus Crash: SUV, School Bus Wreck Injured 3; Motorist Ticketed

09/23/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Lincoln County, OR—A two-vehicle collision, involving a school bus and a SUV, left three students on the bus with injuries on Monday, September 20, 2010. The collision occurred at around 7:42 a.m., near the intersection of N North Bank Road and N Toad Hill Court in Otis, as reported by the Statesman Journal.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported that a Mid-Columbia School Bus was carrying about 35 students while traveling on North North Bank Road, when a 1989 Jeep Wrangler, driven by a 16-year-old female, pulled into the path of the bus from a residential driveway.

The school bus struck the rear driver’s side of the Jeep, pushing it into the eastbound ditch.

The collision injured three students on the bus. A 16-year-old girl on the bus was transported by responding emergency crews to North Lincoln Hospital for observation.

The three occupants of the Jeep were uninjured in the accident.

Both vehicles received minor damage. The driver of the Jeep was issued a citation for failing to yield to the right of way.

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