Camden school bus hits tree after crash on Route 13 in Vienna

State police responded to a crash Monday involving a Camden school bus and two other vehicles.

Posted: Oct 1, 2019 5:31 PM

VIENNA, N.Y. – State police responded to a crash Monday involving a Camden school bus and two other vehicles.

The incident happened just before 1 p.m. at State Route 13 and Elpis Road in Vienna.

After investigating, police determined Francis P. Mantelli, 64, failed to keep right of the road while driving a van north on Route 13, sideswiping the bus and another car. The school bus then went off the road, hitting a guidewire for a utility pole before crashing into a tree.

Mantelli was transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for evaluation and was issued a ticket for failure to keep right. The operator of the school bus, Amy C. Galway, and 12 students were not injured in the crash. The driver of the car, Deborah H. Greene, 63, of Blossvale, was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital for evaluation.
State Police was assisted at the scene by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.

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