No Injuries in Minor School Bus Accident

A bus containing Harper's Choice Middle School students was struck from behind on Tuesday morning, police said.


Police reported no one was injured in a minor school bus accident in Columbia on Tuesday morning.

The bus was turning off Governor Warfield Parkway at about 7:30 a.m. to head westbound on Little Patuxent Parkway when it slowed down and was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Lutherville man, according to police.

The Howard County school bus contained two Harper's Choice Middle School students and one driver who were not injured in the incident. Police said the bus took minimal damage.

The driver who struck the bus was also not injured, but was arrested by police and charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision, according to police. The man's vehicle took most of the damage when its front end went up under the back of the bus, according to police.

Police reported the scene was cleared at 8:35 a.m.

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Matt M December 04, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Wait...he was ARRESTED?!? There is something more to this story. It would be quite unusual to be arrested for rear-ending someone.
Sarah December 04, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Not for Howard County Police, they have their own rules, no consistancy, where ever the mood takes you
Matt M December 06, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Come on...what would the charge be?


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