UPDATE: No injuries reported in Greene County school bus crash, Ohio State Highway Patrol reports

SILVER CREEK TWP., Greene County — UPDATE: A Greeneview Local School District bus was involved in a vehicle crash with a pickup truck Thursday afternoon, the Xenia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

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No injuries were reported among the five students on the bus, their driver or the driver of the F-150 that rear-ended the bus just after 4 p.m., Patrol Public Affairs Unit Sgt. Ryan Purpura said.

According to the preliminary investigation, the bus was slowing to let a student off on Navajo Trail, near Comanchee Trail, and had its yellow lights activated when it was rear-ended by the truck.

The driver of that at-fault vehicle, 44-year-old Christopher Garcia, of Dublin, was reaching for an item on the floor when the crash occurred, the sergeant said. He was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance.

The crash remains under investigation.


JAMESTOWN, Greene County — Deputies and rescue units are on the scene of a school bus crash with injuries Thursday afternoon near Jamestown in eastern Greene County.

As many as five students reportedly were on the bus in the accident in the 4300 block of Navajo Trail that involved the bus and a truck, according to county police and fire dispatch. The crash was reported about 4:11 p.m.

We will update this report as we learn more.