Ohio State Highway Patrol investigates school bus crash
Madison Township, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Defiance Post is investigating a school bus crash that occurred on October 6, 2022 at approximately 11:15 a.m. The crash occurred on County Road 16 in the US Highway 20 in Madison Township, Williams County.
Aaron D. Mullins, 52, of Pioneer, Ohio, was driving a 2003 Blue Bird school bus southbound on County Road 16 when he approached the U.S. Highway 20 stop sign. Mullins then entered the intersection from the stop sign and was hit by a 2011 Kenworth tractor-trailer, which was heading east on US Highway 20. The tractor-trailer was being driven by Terry L Brehm, 67, of Fayette, Ohio.
The North Central Schools school bus was carrying seven (7) children plus Mr. Mullins. Mr. Brehm was the sole occupant of the tractor-trailer. Emergency personnel responded to the crash scene where the children and other crash occupants were assessed. No injuries were reported.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted by the Williams County Sheriff’s Office, Williams County Emergency Department, Madison Kunkle Fire Department, Pioneer Fire Department , North Central Schools and Hutches Towing.
Mr Mullins was cited in Bryan City Court for failing to yield to a stop sign, and the crash is still under investigation.
Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to always ensure intersections are clear
before going through stop signs and red lights