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School Bus and Two Vehicles Involved in West Hartford Crash

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

An SUV rolled over and a school bus and a sedan were both damaged in the crash Monday morning, and the intersection of Boulevard and Ridgewood Road will be closed for several hours.

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

By Ronni Newton

There were no serious injuries resulting from a crash that involved a rollover of a GMC SUV, a school bus carrying students, and a Toyota sedan late Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford.

According to West Hartford Police Lt. Peter Juda, who heads the Traffic Division, the only possible injury resulting from the incident was to the driver of the bus, who went to a local hospital for evaluation.

“There were just two students on the bus,” Juda said, and both were released to their parents. He did not specify the age of the students other than that they were “school-age children,” nor he indicate the school they attend.

The other vehicles did not have passengers and the drivers did not suffer apparent injuries.

The crash, which was reported at 11:35 a.m., is still actively under investigation, Juda said, and the intersection will likely be closed for several hours.

“It seemed related to the traffic control signal,” said Juda, and there may have been a violation of that signal that caused the crash to occur, but he did not speculate which vehicle may have been at fault.

It appears the bus was traveling north on Ridgewood Road, the GMC SUV was traveling south on Ridgewood Road, and the Toyota sedan was headed east on Boulevard when the collision took place.

“Be very careful when driving and pay attention to signals at intersections,” Juda said as a reminder to motorists.

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Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

Two vehicles and a school bus were involved in a crash Monday morning at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

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