DATE: Friday, February 20, 2015
SUBJECT: School Bus Struck by SUV
RELEASE NUMBER: 2015-NR-012
CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:42am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a crash involving a school bus at Winding Way and Rode Road.
The driver of a tan Ford Expedition SUV had been traveling north on Winding Way on snow covered pavement and slid past the stop sign at Rode Road. The SUV struck the side of a school bus that was traveling east on Rode Road.
The school bus was occupied by approximately 15 students, none of whom were injured. The driver of the SUV complained of abdominal pain and was transported by AMR to St. Mary`s Hospital for treatment.
The school bus was able to drive away from the scene with minimal damage. The SUV sustained significant front end damage and had to be towed from the scene.
Pictured above: Scene at Winding Way and Rode Road