School bus, minivan crash on Hopkins Road


WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A school bus and a minivan were involved in a crash on Hopkins Road near Billy Wilson Park Tuesday morning.

Amherst police say no students were on board at the time; just the driver and an aide. Both the aide and the single occupant of the minivan had to be extricated from the vehicles.

The aide and both drivers were taken to ECMC to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. The aide and the van driver were identified as women, while the bus driver was identified as a man.

It’s not clear what led to the crash. Hopkins Road was closed from Klein to Dodge Road for hours. It reopened around 12:20 p.m.

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