Bus driver cited after 3 vehicle collision in Hoquiam

Hoquiam Police tell KXRO that a school bus driver was at fault after running into the back of a Toyota Tacoma on Emerson.

According to HPD, traffic slowed on Emerson, and the bus did not stop, striking the back of a Toyota Tacoma driven by a 37 year old Seattle man.

The truck was also pushed into the back of a 1997 Mercury, driven by a 26 year old Hoquiam man.

There were 5 students on the bus at the time. A 15 year old girl was taken to Grays Harbor Community Hospital as a precaution.

The driver of the truck was also taken to the hospital after complaining of head, back, and neck pain.

Superintendent Dr. Mike Mike Villarreal told KXRO that the 4 boys also on the bus were taken to the District Office and were transported by their parents.

The driver of the school bus, a 40 year old Hoquiam man, was cited for Following Too Closely.

Washington State Patrol responded to the scene along with HPD.

Hoquiam Police say that the bus driver was cited for Following Too Closely.

 

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