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Driver ticketed after school bus filled with kids rear-ended in Hammonds Plains

Nova Scotia RCMP say a driver in Hammonds Plains was ticketed after a school bus was rear-ended.
Nova Scotia RCMP say a driver in Hammonds Plains was ticketed after a school bus was rear-ended. File / Global News

A motorist has been ticketed after a school bus with 21 children inside was rear-ended Tuesday morning in Hammonds Plains.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the collision between the bus and a Jeep Cherokee on St. George Boulevard happened at around 7:30 a.m.

Police believe the bus was stopped at a designated school bus stop when the Jeep, which was travelling behind the bus, did not stop in time and collided with the rear of the bus.

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Police say the bus had its lights and stop sign activated.

None of the children or the school bus driver was injured.

The driver of the Jeep was issued a summary offence ticket.

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