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No injuries reported after school bus veers off icy road in Rome

A bus carrying three students went off Oswego Road into a ditch Tuesday morning in Rome.

Posted: Nov 12, 2019 1:57 PM
Updated: Nov 12, 2019 1:58 PM

ROME, N.Y. – A bus carrying three students went off Oswego Road into a ditch Tuesday morning in Rome.

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Smith, 26, was driving the Birnie bus when he lost control on icy pavement and crashed into the ditch around 7 a.m.

The students, Smith and a monitor were on the bus at the time. No injuries were reported and no tickets were issued after the accident.

Rome Fire Department and AmCare Ambulance responded to the scene to assist deputies during this incident.

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