Minor Injury Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a Bend-La Pine Schools Bus
Bend Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at 0721 hour, involving a Bend-La Pine Schools Bus on SE Reed Market Road near SE Admiral Way. Once officers arrived on scene they determined that the driver of the Nissan pickup truck, a 31 year old female, was driving westbound on SE Reed Market Road when she lost control of her pickup truck on the icy roadway. She struck a Bend-La Pine Schools Bus that was traveling eastbound on SE Reed Market Road.
There were three occupants on the school bus, one child and two adults. No one was injured on the school bus.
The driver of the pickup truck was treated and released at the scene by Bend Fire & Rescue. SE Reed Market Road near Admiral Way was blocked for about one hour. The driver of the pickup truck was issued a citation for failure to drive within the lane.
Bend Police would like to remind our community members to slow down on the icy roadways and give yourself more time to get to your destination in a safe manner.