Senior Driver hits School Bus near Reedsport (Monday)

(This happened on Monday and there were no injuries)

REEDSPORT, Ore. — Weather is believed to have been a factor in a non-injury accident that involved a school bus on Highway 101 Monday near Reedsport.

According to Oregon State Police, a Ford Fusion was passing a Newport school bus full of students when the sedan lost control.

It hit the front corner of the bus and went down an embankment.

The 74-year old driver from Florence and her passenger suffered minor injuries.

Officials believe the wet hail covered roads caused her to lose control of the vehicle.

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