St Joseph Woman Sent To Hospital Friday After Colliding With Savannah School Bus

A St Joseph woman was injured Friday afternoon after colliding with a Savannah School Bus on Highway 71 in Andrew County, 6 miles north of Savannah.  46 year old Therese L Melton was northbound in the left lane of Highway 71, when an unknown vehicle traveled into her path from the right lane.  The school bus driven by 48 year old Richard D Atkins of Fillmore was stopped in traffic with its stop arm out and lights activated.  Melton attempted to avoid the unknown vehicle and began to skid.  She traveled off the roadway, returned, then overturned striking the school bus.  Melton was taken to Mosaic Life Care in St Joseph by Andrew County EMS.

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