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School bus driver charged after 3-vehicle collision in Essa Township

An OPP cruiser is seen at the service's Toronto detachment.
An OPP cruiser is seen at the service's Toronto detachment. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A school bus driver has been charged after a three-vehicle collision in Essa Township early Wednesday morning.

According to Nottawasaga OPP, just before 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, officers received a report of a three-vehicle collision involving a school bus along County Road 56 at the 5th Sideroad.

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Police say a school bus with one passenger on board was travelling southbound on County Road 56 and was making a left turn when it was struck by a northbound pickup truck.

Officers say the pickup truck then hit a southbound vehicle.

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Police say there were no injuries as a result of the crash.

According to police, there was light fog at the time of the collision.

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Officers say the driver of the school bus has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

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