School bus and car crash on icy road
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 01:20:46 GMT —
Two people were hurt when a school bus and car collided Friday morning on an icy road in Tawas Township.
Michigan State Police say the accident happened around 6:30am on Plank Road north of Essex Road. There were no children on the school bus at the time of the accident.
State police say the 31-year-old bus driver lost control of the bus on the icy road. She crossed the center line of the road and struck the other vehicle head-on. The bus then left the road and partially overturned. The bus driver wasn't hurt.
The car involved in the crash was being drive by a 47-year-old man from East Tawas. He and his 55-year-old passenger were both transported to Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. The passenger was then taken to a hospital in Saginaw for additional treatment.
Plank Road was closed for approximately three hours this morning. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.