Police: Shelton school bus involved in accident had 37 student passengers

Three police officers were on the scene of the Tuesday morning accident involving a Shelton school bus on its way to Shelton High School.

One of the city’s new propane-powered school buses. (File Photo)

One of the city’s new propane-powered school buses. (File Photo)

One officer oversaw the accident investigation while the other two officers handled traffic control, according to Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky.

Multiple school personnel also were present at the scene after the accident.

The accident report came in at 7:08 a.m. on Feb. 24. The incident occurred at Shelton Avenue and Wooster Street. As a bus was pulling onto Shelton Avenue, it collided with a car.

Thirty-seven students and one driver were on board the bus, Kozlowsky said. The car was being driven by a 32-year-old male from Shelton, with no passengers.

“No one claimed injuries at the scene,” Kozlowsky said.

 

No tickets issued

No citations or tickets were issued at the scene. The investigation continues into the exact cause. “That still needs to be completed,” Kozlowsky said.

He was uncertain of the extent of the damage to the bus and motor vehicle involved in the collision.

 

Click below to read a more detailed article on the accident, including how the school district handled the incident:

https://sheltonherald.com/60670/shelton-school-bus-collides-with-car-this-morning-minor-injuries-for-some-students/

 

 

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