Bus Driver Hospitalized After School Bus Crash in West Hartford

A school bus driver was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries after another driver crashed into the bus at North Main Street and Sheep Hill Drive in West Hartford on Monday morning, according to police, and students are on board.

The bus was going north on Main Street and heading to Norfeldt Elementary School just before 8:30 a.m. when a 47-year-old Bloomfield woman heading south on North Main Street lost control of her 2003 Ford Explorer, went over the double yellow line and hit the bus, police said.

Police noted that it was snowing and the roads were very slippery at the time.

The bus driver suffered minor injuries and was brought to Hartford Hospital.

Five students and two adults, including the driver, were on the bus, according to police.

One student and the other adult sustained minor injuries and neither went to the hospital.

The driver who hit the bus was cited for driving too fast for the conditions.

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