Students uninjured in Stanton Township school bus crash Thursday afternoon

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CALUMET, Mich. (WLUC) - Students were uninjured after a bus crash in Houghton County Thursday afternoon.

According to the Michigan State Police Calumet Post, at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Feb. 13,Trooper Timothy Rajala responded to a two-vehicle traffic crash with one reported injury on Canal Road near Gedvillis Roard in Stanton Township.

A Stanton Township school bus, occupied by 35 students and the driver, had been traveling east bound and stopped to unload two occupants.

The school bus had its red, stop lights activated and was unloading the students when an east bound vehicle lost control on the snow-covered roads and collided with the rear of the school bus.

The vehicle was occupied by a 52-year-old Hancock woman.

The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Portage Hospital for treatment.

The students and the bus driver were uninjured.

The Hancock woman was cited for careless driving.

The MSP said alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Troopers were assisted by the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office, Houghton Police Department and Dave’s Towing.

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