Berkshire Local Schools student injured in bus crash

BURTON, Ohio - A local student riding in a school bus was injured Thursday morning in a crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a car collided head-on into a Berkshire Local Schools bus around 7:45 a.m. on Auburn Road, just north Chardon Road.

Troopers said the 18-year-old driver of the car failed to yield, turned left and struck the bus.

Berkshire High School students were on the bus traveling to school, according to troopers. A teen male and the bus driver suffered minor injuries, troopers said.

The student was taken to Geauga Medical Center. The bus driver was treated at the scene of the crash.

The other students on the bus were not hurt. Troopers said they were loaded onto another bus where they were taken to school.

Troopers said the driver of the car was cited for failure to yield.

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