Peterborough County OPP – School Bus Involved in Collision

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Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews responded to a collision involving a school bus and a minivan on Thursday June 20, 2024.

On Thursday June 20, 2024, at approximately 4:30pm, the Peterborough County OPP were dispatched to a collision at Highway 28 and Centre Road in Douro-Dummer Township. The report was that a school bus and a minivan had collided and that the school bus had rolled on its side. As a precaution, ORNGE Air was tiered, and EMS was dispatched. Passing motorists stopped t o assist and it was determined that there were no children on the bus.

The bus had been travelling southbound on Highway 28 when the driver of the minivan, who was westbound on Centre Road, went through the stop sign without coming to a stop causing the bus to collide with it. Both vehicles only had the driver on board.

Only minor injuries were reported.

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