advertisement

Police: School bus rear-ends car

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | 9:53 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — A school bus collided with a Chrysler PT Cruiser at the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and U.S. 63 late Tuesday afternoon, according to Columbia Police Department officer Andrew Muscato.  

One student was on the bus at the time of the accident, and there were two passengers in the car. No one was injured, and both vehicles suffered only minor damages, Muscato said.

Because of the late afternoon rain and wet roads, First Student school bus 44 could not brake fast enough to avoid running into the back of the black PT Cruiser in front of it, Muscato said.

Muscato said he has seen several school bus accidents.

“That’s why they call them accidents – they can happen to anyone,” Muscato said.

The Police Department would not release the names of either driver.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements