No injuries after school bus rear-ended by car in Summerset Monday morning

Gary MatthewsMay 16, 2022Local
Pixabay File PhotoNo injuries after school bus rear-ended by car in Summerset Monday morning

SUMMERSET, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s Office and Summerset Police responded to a school bus that got rear-ended by a car Monday morning.

According to Summerset Police Chief Don Allen, the incident happened just after 7:00 a.m. on Elk Vale Road.

He says the bus was taking kids to school and had just entered a 35 mph zone when it was hit from behind by the two-door passenger car which had failed to slow down in time.

He says the driver of the vehicle was given a citation.

No injuries were reported, but law enforcement sent out the advisory that drivers be aware of speed zones and school buses.