Area OPP Police Press Releases

School Bus Involved In Collision – One Dead

(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – On April 13, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision at the intersection of Fourteenth Line and Sideroad 21, east of the village of Alma. Initial reports indicated that a school bus carrying 12 students and a Sport Utility Vehicle (S.U.V.) had collided and the driver of the S.U.V. was seriously injured.

Guelph-Wellington Paramedics, Centre Wellington Fire Rescue and OPP responded. The lone occupant of the S.U.V. was pronounced dead at scene. No occupants on the school bus were seriously injured. The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.

The intersection will remain close while members of the West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) team seek to identify the cause of the collision.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.