Newport Car Accident Involves School Bus
A Newport car accident involving two vehicles, including a school bus, leaves two people injured after the vehicles collide in Newport Center. The incident took place on Friday afternoon, February 4, 2011, along Route 105.
According to local police, a driver lost control of his car and collided with a school bus carrying five students. The driver of the car has been identified as 19-year-old Zachary Vincent.
Rescue crews transported Mr. Vincent to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire where he was treated for what has been described as extensive internal injuries.
The school bus was carrying five students from Creative Minds Children Center when the accident took place. Fortunately, none of the students sustained any injuries as a result of the crash. However, an adult passenger on the bus was injured and treated for minor facial injuries.
The Newport car accident is still under investigation by local authorities. Police have indicated that the road was covered with slush at the time of the incident and that road conditions may have contributed to the two-vehicle crash.
This is an unfortunate incident and we would like to wish all the victims involved in the wreck a speedy recovery during this difficult time.