School Bus Involved in Head-On Crash in Stamford

Stamford police are investigating a serious head-on crash involving a school bus Thursday.

The crash happened around 12:21 p.m. Police said the First Student bus was traveling south on Newfield Avenue when a car traveling the opposite direction veered over the double line and hit the bus head-on.

The force of the crash caused the bus to veer right and crash into a utility pole.

The 82-year-old driver of the car was taken to Stamford Hospital with serious injuries. A high-school aged student and the bus driver were taken by Hartford Hospital with minor injuries. No one else was on the bus.

The crash remains under investigation by the Stamford Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad. Anyone with information should call them at 203-977-4712.

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