Bus accident information in full:
At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Oct. 8, North Colonie was notified of a bus and passenger vehicle accident (bus route 109) at Old Loudon Rd. and Rt. 155, close in proximity to Bowen & Parker Brothers Funeral Home. There were approximately 30 junior high school/high school students on board at the time. School officials immediately reported to the scene, as did EMS and fire personnel.
The driver of the other vehicle and the vehicle’s passenger were transported from the scene by ambulance. A student on the bus was also transported via ambulance with reported minor injuries. The rest of the students safely returned to Shaker High School via another school bus. All students were individually evaluated by school nurses, and individual parent phone calls were made with options for transportation home. The accident was ruled to be of no fault of the bus driver’s.