7 students uninjured after SUV crashes into Westmoreland school bus

He ran into the back of the bus, and officials say there was only minimal damage.

Posted: Jun 20, 2019 10:54 AM
Updated: Jun 20, 2019 5:27 PM

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. -- A driver was ticketed after crashing his SUV into a Westmoreland school bus Thursday morning. 

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says it happened a little after 7 a.m. on Lowell Road.

The sheriff says Robert Edwards, 55 of Rome, failed to stop when the bus activated its yellow flashing lights and stopped to pick up a student.

He ran into the back of the bus, and officials say there was only minimal damage.

Seven students on the bus weren’t injured, and the drivers were not hurt.

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