More Interest Expected in Ohio During School Bus Safety Week after Recent Crashes

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Today marks the beginning of a week dedicated to school bus safety, a topic that's sure to be on the minds of local residents following a pair of recent school bus crashes.

The first crash, on Oct. 5 in Bainbridge, killed the motorist who hit the bus and sent a dozen students to area hospitals.

Less than a week later, on Oct. 10 in Circleville, the driver of a car that collided with a school bus had to be flown to Columbus after first being taken to a nearby hospital.

No students were injured in the crash.

National School Bus Safety Week urges motorists and students to exercise caution.

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