The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Local News

April 27, 2012

ODOT truck strikes Geneva school bus

HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — No one was injured Thursday morning after an Ohio Department of Transportation truck struck a Geneva Area City Schools bus, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports.

The truck, driven by Robert Wilt, 56, of Ashtabula, was backing out of a private driveway on Old Harpersfield Road and struck bus 28, driven by Gail Brooks, 48, of Geneva, according to OHP reports.

“There were 36 students on board, en route to Cork Elementary School,” OHP Lt. Jerad Sutton said. “No one was injured.”

Sutton said Brooks and Wilt were both wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Wilt was cited for failing to yield from a private driveway, Sutton said.

1
Text Only
Local News
Canoe Race and Ashtabula Easter Events
Good Friday Cross Walks and Easter Egg Hunts
Spring Comes Alive
Ashtabula Spring Cleaning
The Taping of the Teacher: A sticky Sitation
Saturday Fun in Ashtabula County March 22, 2014
American Red Cross Ashtabula County Heroes Breakfast
Rotary Club Dodge Ball Tournament
18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Geneva State Park
End of year weather extremes
Christmas 2013
Harpersfield Barn Fire
Route 11 Rescue Plymouth Township
Ashtabula Fire
House Ads
AP Video
NDN Video
Viral: It's Not Pitbull - It's Amy Poehler! Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Jenna Dewan-Tatum Strips Down Rise of the Milkbots TRENDING: Brian Williams Raps 'Gin and Juice' on ‘Tonight Show’ Middle School heroes rescue students from burning bus WHOPPER OF FISHING STORY: Florida man catches massive Mako shark Maks Chmerkovskiy's "DWTS" Meltdown The many faces of Mike Woodson Ape Builds A Fire And Toasts Marshmallows In Amazing BBC Video Manchester Utd sack manager David Moyes "RHOA's" Dramatic Brawl High school, College Drug Ring Busted In Montgomery County High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Raw: Keflezighi, Jeptoo Win Boston Marathon Teen hitchhikes in wheel well of flight from California to Hawaii Lindsay Lohan's Jaw-Dropping Secret President Sends Message To Boston And Marathon Runners LA Pastor Attracts Churchgoers with Pot Lauren Stoner Shows Off Her Incredible Bikini Body