Crews respond to accident involving bus

Crews responded to a semi that struck a bus at SR 100 and SR 67 Thursday morning.

According to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report, all the youths on the bus were fine, but a squad still was sent as a precaution due to youths being on the bus. There were no transports, a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

A release from Mohawk Local School states Bus 13 was carrying five students and was stopped at the intersection of SR 100 and SR 67. A grain truck attempted to make a left turn onto SR 67 and made contact with the left fender and tire of the bus.

The Mohawk bus driver, Diana Pentony, followed all safety protocols in response to the accident and ensured no students were injured or in need of assistance, the release states. Pentony was to be evaluated by her physician.

Students waited for a secondary bus to arrive and transport them to school where they arrived at about 8:10 a.m.

Further information was not available from State Highway Patrol Thursday evening.

The accident was reported at 7:06 a.m. and Sycamore Volunteer Fire and Rescue, State Highway Patrol and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

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