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School bus collides with road grader, one student taken to hospital with minor injuries

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On February 10, 2020 at 7:53 am Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Concession 10 west of Walters Falls, Grey County involving a school bus and road grader. The road grader and school bus were both northbound on the roadway when the bus struck the grader from behind.

OPP officers found one person with minor injuries. A 12-year-old passenger on the school bus was transported by ambulance to hospital. There were a total of 11 students on the school bus at the time of the accident.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver of the school bus, a 52 year-old from Thornbury, with Careless Driving.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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Updated March 12, 2020.

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