School Bus Crash Reported on Plank Rd. and Rt. 29 [UPDATE]

A Schwenksville woman was transported to the hospital after being struck by a school bus en route to Evergreen Elementary School.


One woman was sent to the hospital after a school bus collided with a Toyota Camry at the intersection of Plank Road and Rt. 29 in Perkiomen Township at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday according to the Pennsylvania State Police.

According to police, the front end of a school bus, driven by a 28-year-old Harleysville man with six student passengers headed for Evergreen Elementary School, collided with the rear end of the 2003 Camry at the intersection.

The 30-year-old Schwenksville woman driving the Camry was transported from the scene by Lower Frederick Ambulance to Phoenixville Hospital for evaluation.

Evergreen Elementary Interim Principal Amy Sacks was as the accident scene, along with the Evergreen school nurst, check on the students who were on board at the time of the accident, and all parents were notified of the incident, according to Perkiomen Valley School District Spokesperson Jessica Lester.

cheryl mann March 07, 2013 at 10:05 PM
I agree! Please let's start a petition to put a light there..anyone know how to go about doing that?
p bresn March 08, 2013 at 12:27 AM
wow wht an update you neither said what precipitated the accident...or who was aat fault.......duh...........
Brittany Tressler March 08, 2013 at 01:02 AM
The article was updated yesterday after communication with the Pennsylvania State Police; neither the cause of the accident or who was at fault was released. Information on the second car, and the fact that the driver was transported to the hospital, was released by the PSP and was added to the article.
Brittany Tressler March 08, 2013 at 01:05 AM
At the February Perkiomen Township meeting, it was said that PennDot scheduled the realignment for Plank Road and Rt. 29 for January of 2015. I am following up on this with the township manager, and will have a story shortly.
Rob March 08, 2013 at 04:56 PM
I agree! This was the last straw IMO. I use this interestion daily and it's aweful. Down at The Gravel Pike Inn is also as bad.


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