Vehicle Crash Involving a School Bus


Troopers are investigating a vehicle crash that occurred south of Milford early this morning involving a Milford School Bus.

According to police, the incident occurred around 6:45 a.m. today, Tuesday November 3, 2015, as Wendy Lewis, 47 of Milford, was operating a 2005 Chevy Tahoe southbound on Old Shawnee Road in the area of Brook Lane directly behind a school bus. Chelsea Carr, 27 of Milford, was operating 2008 IC Corp School Bus and was stopping to pick up students at the next bus stop. As the bus lights were transitioning from yellow to red, the Tahoe failed to stop and struck the rear of the bus with the front bumper.

Wendy Lewis was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital by EMS where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. She was cited for Inattentive Driving and no seatbelt.

Chelsea Carr and one student,16 of Milford, on board the bus were uninjured in the collision.