Bus hit by car; no injuries reported

Publish Date: 04/07/2021

A Marion Community Schools bus was involved in a minor accident at the intersection of 9th and McClure streets after school on Wednesday, April 7, when a car rear-ended it.

The bus was carrying Riverview Elementary students. The Transportation Department has reached out to all families of students involved. There were no significant injuries, but paramedics provided precautionary exams on scene for all students and staff involved. 

Students were released to their families on the scene or transported home on another bus that was brought to the scene.

The bus involved in the accident will not transport students again until a full mechanical inspection has been completed and any necessary repairs made to bring it back to roadworthy status.