Stories tagged with: Bus Accident

May 1, 2015 - 9:37am
4 days 16 hours ago
The Zanesville Highway Patrol says no one was hurt in a West Muskingum School bus accident this morning, Troopers say it happened just after 8:00 on U.S. 40 near Shagbark Road. Trooper Troy Hale says the bus was stopped with its flashing red lights on, when a dump truck driven by 75-year-old John Harris of Philo slammed into the back of the bus forcing it off the right side of the road. There was one student on the bus at the time of the accident. No injuries were reported. Harris was cited...
September 10, 2012 - 9:52am
2 years 33 weeks ago

An accident involving a West Muskingum School bus delays the start of the school day for students on board.

The accident took place around 7:45a.m. at US 40 West and Dillon Falls Road. The State Highway Patrol's Trooper Mike Forshey said the West Muskingum Bus was stopped behind a green S10 Blazer at a stop light on Dillon Falls Road, when the light turned green the Blazer hesitated and the bus coasted into its back end.

Both vehicles suffered only minor damage.

"There...

October 22, 2010 - 4:31am
4 years 28 weeks ago

A Tri-Valley school bus driver, involved in an accident back in June that resulted in the death of a six-year-old student, asks that she be put on unpaid administrative leave.

Carol Oler put in a written request that was approved by the School Board during its meeting this month. It will go into effect on October 31st. She was initially put on paid administrative leave back in August.

Oler faces three misdemeanor counts, including vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, and...

October 5, 2010 - 7:36pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The Student Nursing Association of Zanesville is recognizing two women for their actions in a tragic bus accident last June.

A Brown Bag Lunch 'n' Learn was held at Ohio University-Zanesville Tuesday afternoon, where Darcie Davis, a fifth quarter nursing student, and Dr. Sally Fusner, an associate professor of nursing were each given a special award. Both women were driving on State Route 60 that morning and came upon the bus while its wheels were still spinning.

"I felt...

September 20, 2010 - 6:11pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

Some tense moments in Nashport Monday morning as another Tri-Valley District school bus is involved in an accident.

This is the second school bus crash in Muskingum County in almost four months. Other drivers, who came upon the scene got on their phones and made a plea for help to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office.

Dispatcher: 911, what's your emergency.

Driver: We have an extremely big emergency on 146, right up 586. Someone's hurt very bad...

Dispatcher:...

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