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Car Vs. Bus Crash Snarls Traffic on Route 17 in the Town of Dickinson

No injuries are reported in a crash involving a sedan and a school bus that turned State Route 17 into a virtual parking lot in the Town of Dickinson during the afternoon commute December 6.

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York State Police, medical and fire crews were called to Route 17 eastbound between Johnson City and Binghamton shortly after 4 p.m. and traffic backed up for miles. Heavy traffic was reported on Main Street, Prospect Street and other routes as motorists tried to avoid the tie-up on the highway that lasted for a couple hours.

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The Union Endicott School District informed parents of the crash and said there had been a couple students on the bus along with the driver and a monitor.  No one was transported for injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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