3 taken to hospital after crash involving school bus, work van in Brookfield

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The crash involved a bus belonging to Community Bus Service in Trumbull County and a work van

BROOKFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – The driver and two passengers a school bus were taken to the hospital after a crash in Brookfield Township on Wednesday.

It happened around 1:40 p.m. in the eastbound lane of Route 82 near the intersection of Bedford Road SE.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Tyler Schadt, 32, of Greenville, Pa., was driving east on State Route 82 in a Chevrolet Express van when he ran a traffic light at Hubbard-Bedford Road and collided with the bus, which was heading north.

The driver of the school bus and a 32-year-old passenger were taken to St. Joseph Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A 15-year-old passenger on the bus was taken to Sharon Regional Medical Center, also with non-life-threatening injuries.

Schadt suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Schadt was charged with failure to stop at a red traffic light, according to the patrol.

According to investigators, the crash involved a bus belonging to Community Bus Service in Trumbull County and a work van from Thompson Mechanical heating and air conditioning.

The bus service transports students all around Trumbull County.

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