2 Hospitalized After School Bus Collides With Mail Truck in Suffield

Two drivers were taken to the hospital after a school bus collided with a mail truck on Mountain Road in Suffield around 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

Police said no children were on board the bus. Both drivers were taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

Suffield police said the bus is operated by the First Student Bus Company. It's not clear where it was heading at the time.

Mountain Road has been closed between Sheldon Street and South Grand Street but police said they expect to reopen the road shortly. The bus has been towed from the scene.

A spokesperson for First Student said company officials are investigating the crash. The driver has been removed from service during the investigation, which is standard procedure.

First Student said it's unknown whether a mechanical issue may have played a part in the collision.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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