School bus crashes into utility pole, Stamford home

Police are investigating what caused a school bus to crash into a utility pole and the deck of a Stamford home. The incident occurred on

The crash happened shortly after noon on Vine Road.

The crash happened shortly after noon on Vine Road. (3/20/15)

STAMFORD - Police are investigating what caused a school bus to crash into a utility pole and the deck of a Stamford home.

The incident occurred on Vine Road just after noon on Friday.

Police say there were at least 25 or 30 children on the bus at the time of the crash. At least five were taken to Stamford Hospital with minor injuries. Police say the bus was carrying the children home on early dismissal due to the weather.

The bus also hit a pickup truck, but News 12 is told that no one inside was hurt. The bus was removed from the front yard of the home.

An accident reconstruction team is investigating the cause of the accident.

Crews from Eversource Energy are attempting to restore power to the area.

 

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