Bus, tractor crash during morning commute

PERRYSBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – Ten students were on board a Gowanda School District school bus early Thursday morning when it collided with a large farm tractor in Perrysburg.

The crash happened around 6:52 a.m. when authorities say the bus driver, 67-year-old Ronald Warrior of Brant, collided with a large farm tractor towing a large “ripper,” driven by 48-year-old Nelson Nobles of South Dayton, that was traveling in the opposite direction on Mosher Road.

A farm tractor towing a "ripper" was involved in the crash.
A farm tractor towing a “ripper” was involved in the crash.

A 17-year-old female student was taken to Lake Shore Hospital with neck pain. All other students were uninjured.

No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation.

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