9 injured when bus carrying physically disabled people collides with school bus in Greenwich

Posted at 4:58 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 16:59:19-04

GREENWICH, CT — Police in Connecticut say nine people were injured when a bus carrying physically disabled people collided with a school bus that was not carrying any children.

There was a “very serious” bus crash in Greenwich. Nine people were injured. (Police)

Greenwich officials say the accident happened on a local road shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Officials referred to it as a “very serious accident.”

Dispatchers say nine people were taken to area hospitals, including two who were seriously injured. There were not fatalities.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.

Officials say the accident is under investigation.

Pictures of the scene show parts of the buses strewn across the roadway. A tire was ripped off the yellow bus in the crash.

There were no fatalities.

King Street was closed in both directions near Brunswick school as police investigated.