Wires fall onto school bus in Southington

Wires fall onto school bus in Southington



SOUTHINGTON — Power lines fell onto a school bus  carrying students on Friday afternoon, school officials say.

Superintendent Tim Connellan said the incident occurred about 4 p.m. on Meriden Road. A wire fell onto a bus carrying 13 students from Derynoski Elementary School. Eversource Energy responded to the scene and determined the wire was not live.

Students stayed on the bus for the duration of the incident. Connellan said there were no reported injuries.

The line was removed and the bus was able to leave the scene about 4:30 p.m.


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