A Wednesday morning accident that involved an SUV rear-ending a school bus along the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike has been classified as "minor" after no one was injured, police and fire officials said.
According to police, an SUV driven by a local woman hit the back of the bus. The bus was carrying two special education students with the Southington school system, but neither was injured.
The students were tranferred onto another bus, police and Southington school officials said, and were able to head to school without further issue.
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Southington Fire Capt. Peter Kurtz told the Record-Journal Wednesday that she was blinded by the sun and never saw the school bus ahead of her. The SUV had damage to the front end, but the bus had only minor damage from the accident.
Further details, including whether the Southington Police Department issued any citations, were not immediately available.
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