Pickup, School Bus Collide in Canton

Friday, Sep 20, 2013  |  Updated 4:25 PM EDT
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A pickup collided with a school bus on Route 44 and Secret Lake Road in Canton and the truck driver has been transported from the scene.

A pickup collided with a school bus on Route 44 and Secret Lake Road in Canton and the truck driver has been transported from the scene.

A pickup collided with a school bus on Route 44 and Secret Lake Road in Canton and the truck driver and a passenger were both injured.

The school bus was transporting 13 students from the Canton Intermediate School when the crash happened at 7:34 a.m. No children were seriously injured, officials said.

Endrit Kurti, 34, of Canton, was driving the pickup and was transported by LifeStar helicopter that landed nearby at the Shoppes at Farmington Valley. An ambulance transported the passenger, a 2-year-old boy.

Police identified the driver of the school bus as Scott Patterson, 63, of Winsted.

Police said no injuries appear to be life-threatening.

Police are investigating and ask anyone with information about the crash to call Canton Police at 860-693-0221.

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