A Mercedes Benz Sprinter school bus, driven by a man (born in 1965), and a John Deere 7410 tractor, driven by a man (born in 1984), collided head-on in Pakruojo district, Peleniškių village.
5 schoolchildren were injured in the traffic accident. A 16-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl were hospitalized. A 12-year-old boy, a 10-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl are being treated on an outpatient basis after receiving medical attention.
The police collected material to clarify the circumstances of the accident.
The representative of the Šiauliai County Police informs that the drivers explained to the officers that they could not see each other while driving due to the bend in the road and the growing bushes, and that they noticed each other just a few meters before the collision.
6 children were traveling in the bus.
According to the traffic police service, as many as 7 people were injured: the 56-year-old driver of the school bus and passengers: 18-year-old girl, 10- and 12-year-old boys, 12-year-old girl, 13- and 16-year-old girls.
The bus belongs to Pakruojo district. Pašvitini primary school.
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