DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLIDING WITH A SCHOOL BUS IN BRIGHTON

On Tuesday November 3, 2020, at approximately 7:40 am, officers from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Northumberland paramedics, attended to the area of County Road 30 north of Hansen Road for a two vehicle collision involving a school bus with passengers on board.

The school bus carrying 8 students was travelling south bound on County Road 30. The bus stopped to allow additional students to board when it was struck from behind by a red Chevrolet pick-up truck. No injuries were sustained by any of the students or the driver on board the bus. The operator of the pick-up was transported to a local area hospital to be treated for minor injuries. 

As a result of the investigation a 76 year-old driver from Trent Hills, Ontario, has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act with careless driving.

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