Police still investigating cause of CAPS bus collision last week

Pictured is a piece of metal that was removed from the road falling a collision between a vehicle and a CAPS school bus last week.

CADILLAC — Police are still gathering information on a Cadillac Area Public Schools bus collision that occurred last week.

The crash occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 7 around 5 p.m. near the intersection of 13th Street and Maurer Street.

According to a Cadillac Police Department press release, officers arrived on scene and spoke with all parties involved and determined that a CAPS bus, driven by a 30-year-old Cadillac woman, made a left turn off of 13th Street onto Maurer Street and was struck in the rear passenger side by a car driven by a 50-year-old female from Cadillac.

Inside the bus were two students and an aide, along with the bus driver, who were restrained and did not suffer any injuries. The driver of the car was brought to Munson hospital in Cadillac for non-life-threatening injuries.

Sgt. Nick Bertram, with the Cadillac Police Department, said they had some witnesses come forward after the press release was given out last week. As of now, he said the incident is still under investigation.

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