Full Site View
Quick Links
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

  Display Ads
  Dir. of Advertisers


Davis at Legislature: Prison reform shows need for accountability

Uncle Walter’s cats

More opinion

Ag News

Brand committee to meet in North Platte

Nebraska Farmers Union convention set in Grand Island

More Ag News

NorthPlatte Weather

Email Article | Print Article
News - State/Regional News
Minor injuries sustained in Waverly school bus-car crashTell North Platte what you think

Five students from school district 145 in Waverly were transported to a Lincoln Hospital with minor injuries Tuesday morning after the school bus they were riding in was hit from behind.

The crash occurred just after 8 a.m. at the intersection of N. 176th St. and Fletcher Ave., Nebraska State Patrol spokeswoman Deb Collins said.

A Waverly district school bus stopped at a stop sign at the intersection and was beginning to proceed, when it was hit from behind by a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix. The driver of the car indicated she could not see the bus due to dust from the road.

Of 45 students on the bus, five students ranging in age from 11-14 were taken to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Lincoln with minor injuries, Collins said.

The driver of the car, Tiffany L. Wiley, 23, of Lincoln was not hospitalized but she was cited for following too close and not wearing a seat restraint.

School bus driver Joel Armstrong, 55, Lincoln, was not injured.

The Nebraska State Patrol was assisted by Waverly Fire and Rescue plus rescue units from Eagle, Alvo and Southeast Rural, Collins said.

Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 9/3/2013
Copyright © 2013 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
Hide Talk Back
Login to post Talk Back

Click on the cop Report Talk Back Abuse to report Talk Back abuse and misuse