Bus, SUV involved in Tuesday morning accident
Children uninjured in crash
by Sarah Hawley email@example.com
POMEROY — Investigators are on the scene this morning of a bus accident at the intersection of Ohio 143 and Ohio 7 near Pomeroy.
Lt. Max Norris of the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said A silver Chevy Blazer traveling on Ohio 143 failed to yield to the stop sign. The Meigs Local School Bus was traveling south bound on Ohio 7.
Impact between the vehicles occurred in the south bound lane of Ohio 7.
The Blazer traveled off the right side of the road way over an embankment and came to rest in a ditch.
The school bus traveled off the left side of the road way coming to rest in a ditch.
There were approximately 21 children, students at Meigs Elementary School, on board the bus at the time.
All students were checked out by paramedics and were released a parent or guardian with the assistance of school personnel, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and EMS.
None of the children appeared to be injured.
Names have not been released on either of the drivers at this time. Both were transported from the scene.
Inspectors with the Ohio State Highway Patrol commercial vehicle unit were on scene to assist in the investigation.
The Pomeroy Fire Department was also on the scene.
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