UPDATE: School Bus Accident Delays Bel Air Traffic

The accident took place Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE: (4:32 p.m.)—A Harford County Public Schools bus was involved in a collision Thursday afternoon in Bel Air.

Before 3:35 p.m., an accident involving a school bus took place at the intersection of MD Routes 543 and 22, according to a dispatcher with the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

The bus was occupied at the time of the accident, Harford County Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner said.

Five people, including passengers on the bus, sustained minor injuries in the crash and were taken to local hospitals for treatment, Gardiner told Patch. It was not clear how many vehicles were involved.

The crash was causing delays at the major intersection as of 4 p.m., Gardiner wrote.

It is unclear what school the bus serves.

No further information was available as of post time.

Stick with Patch for updates.

Editor's note: Due to incorrect information provided by the fire company, a previous version of the story mistakenly stated the status of the bus occupancy. The story has been updated to reflect the correct information.

Harfordlifetimer November 16, 2012 at 06:35 PM
Agreed snakeskin.. he never makes any sense
SnakeSkin November 16, 2012 at 08:15 PM
You noticed he hasn't posted since! He realizes it when he gets called out! I knew what you were saying and I agree with your point.
Michael November 16, 2012 at 08:45 PM
That was mu bus 914 the car made a left ran a red light and we had the green an we crashed
Jake B November 17, 2012 at 11:27 PM
If was funny, friends on that bus said that someone said 911 was on the way and the bus 911 showed up as the replacement bus.
DiMe November 18, 2012 at 11:29 AM
LovingPatchinBelAir... how is the intersection of 22 and 543 NOT close to the Wawa????? I was just stating that there have been NUMEROUS accidents in that area and that might be a suggestion to help curtail some of them ~ I also know that everyone is in a hurry and this person was probably just trying to beat the school bus! Harfordlifetimer.... I agree with you on ONE point ~ it's BIG and YELLOW..... but from experience ~ people are so distracted that it could have been neon pink with flashing disco lights and they will still "not see it"!!!!!!


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