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No Injuries Reported in Concord School Bus Crash

Big rig and school bus collide on Highway 4, CHP reports.

Bay City News Service

Westbound state Highway 4 was closed for nearly an hour Thursday morning after a school bus and a big rig collided near Concord, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

One student was riding on the bus, but no injuries were reported, said CHP Officer John Fransen. The collision was reported on westbound Highway 4 just east of Port Chicago Highway about 8:25 a.m. Thursday.
   
A Sig-alert was issued at 8:35 a.m. It was lifted at 9:25 a.m., but the Port Chicago Highway on-ramp remained closed later in the morning. The collision remains under investigation, Fransen said.

Traffic was diverted to state Highway 242, just west of Port Chicago Highway, during the closure.

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doris stathoff January 11, 2013 at 01:40 AM
Was there a safer spot to pull her bus over,prephaps further up the roadway. The picture I saw looks like the driver bus was over into the lane of traffic. Did the driver think to put reflectors out. It is fortunate no one was killed.

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