Northern New York Newspapers
NNY Business
NNY Living
Wed., Oct. 7
Serving the communities of Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, New York
In print daily. Online always.
Related Stories

General Brown bus, DPAO van involved in accident


Three people in a Disabled Persons Action Organization van were injured Monday morning when a General Brown Central School bus driver missed a stop on Route 180 and backed into it.

The driver, Seaborn R. Hall, 305 Franklin St., Brownville, missed a driveway at 25325 Route 180, near Route 12E, about 8:30 a.m. and failed to see a car behind it before backing into the parked vehicle, Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies said.

All three occupants of the DPAO van — Dianne L. Warner, John M. Ratigliano and the unidentified driver — were taken to Samaritan Medical Center, where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

Fifteen students were on the bus, but none was injured, deputies said.

An unsafe backing ticket was issued against the bus driver. Gary C. Grimm, the school district’s transportation director, declined to comment about any disciplinary action that might be taken against the driver.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
WDT News FeedsWDT on FacebookWDT on TwitterWDT on InstagramWDT for iOS: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touchWDT for Android
Showcase of Homes
Showcase of Homes