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Akron school bus with no students on board involved in a crash on State Route 8

Posted at 10:04 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 10:30:30-05

AKRON, Ohio — An Akron Public Schools bus with no students on board was involved in a crash on Friday morning, according to Akron Public Schools Spokesperson Mark Williamson.

Williamson said a car lost control in front of the bus on State Route 8, just south of the Central Interchange.

The bus and car hit each other, Williamson said.

The left lanes of SR-8 northbound are blocked, according to ODOT, and travel delays of about 9 minutes are expected. Traffic cameras on SR-8 show significant back-ups.

Summit County is currently under a Level 1 Snow Emergency due to hazardous roads.

The school bus driver was not injured in the crash.

No further information was released at this time.