(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH) - Today at approximately 7:36 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic collision involving two motor vehicles on Highway 89 near Wellington Road 16 involving a tractor trailer and a school bus.
Investigation revealed that an eastbound school bus was slowing down to complete a turn when it was rear-ended by the transport truck.
The school bus driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The tractor trailer driver was not injured.
There were no students on the bus at the time of the collision.
A 44-year-old male driver from Petrolia has been charged with Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.