Accident UPDATE Involving Weld RE5J School Bus on HWY 60

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An update to the accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 60 and County Road 19 between a vehicle and a Weld RE5J School Bus on the morning of October 7, 2021.

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Johnstown, CO – October 7, 2021 – As previously reported in an earlier Town of Johnstown Press Release, at approximately 7:05 a.m., there was an accident between a vehicle and a Weld RE5J School District school bus.

The bus was carrying students being transported to the Milliken Middle School who were all reunited with their parent(s), sustaining only minor bumps and bruises. There were no fatalities at the time of the accident and the drivers of the bus and the vehicle respectively were delivered to the hospital. The Town does not have a current status on their condition. At this time, no citations have been issued pending completion of the investigation by the Johnstown Police Department.

The intersection and roadway of Highway 60 and Weld County Road 19 are now open to vehicular traffic.

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