School bus carry middle school soccer team involved in accident


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Authorities rushed to the scene of an accident involving a school bus carrying a middle school girls’ soccer team Wednesday afternoon in Murrysville.

According to authorities, the bus was carrying the Greensburg-Salem middle school girls’ soccer team when it rear-ended a station wagon on Route 22.

According to police, both vehicles were driving west when the station wagon stopped for a yellow light near Berlin Farm Road just before 3 p.m. The school bus driver was unable to stop in time.

The bus was carrying 16 people including the driver and mostly middle school students, according to police. The damage to the bus was minor, and it was able to drive the students from the scene.

The driver of the station wagon was the lone occupant of that vehicle. Their car was towed from the scene.

There will likely be no citations issued, according to police.

Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE contributed to this report.