Tractor Trailer Collides with School Bus near Rockwood, PA

A truck driver was killed when his rig collided with a school bus near the western Pennsylvania town of Rockwood on Wednesday, March 14. According to the Associated Press, the tractor trailer was traveling on Route 281 when it crossed the center line and collided almost head-on with the school bus, which was carrying two dozen students and adults. Five of the people on the bus were flown to a nearby medical facility with unspecified injuries, and at least 15 others were treated for minor injuries.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to, one person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes.

(Photo credit: Michelle Ganassi / AP, Daily American)

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