Shock waves blew in from Mount Maunganui, where a school bus was involved in a major accident involving a fuel tanker. A fuel tanker truck and a school bus reportedly collided at the intersection of Hewletts Road and Totara St on Wednesday morning. Ever since this news broke, people have been taking over the internet to check the severity occurred due to this accident. Was there some causality that occurred due to the accident? How many students were on the bus at the time of the accident? As you read, there are many questions running through people’s minds since this news broke. However, we have tried to answer any and all of the imperative questions related to the Mount Maunganui bus and tanker accident. You are requested to stick to this page and read it to the end. Scroll down the page.
School bus accident in Mount Maunganui today
Authorities claimed there was no causality in the accident, but five people were taken to hospital with serious injuries. Also, out of five people, one person is in critical condition and fighting for his life in a hospital. The St. John Media spokesman said the victims were admitted to Tauranga Hospital. One person is in critical condition, two in moderate condition and two were uninjured support persons. Scroll down the page and read the circumstances surrounding the accident.
The Mount Maunganui crash between a school bus and a fuel tanker truck occurred at around 7:50am at the intersection of Hewletts Road and Totara St. Due to the multi-vehicle collision, a large congestion of vehicles occurred in the area . However, the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency cleared the road at 9:45am, it said in an update. According to St John media, three rapid response vehicles and four ambulances rushed to the scene just after the crash. How many children were on the bus at the time of the accident? Know this in the next section.
There were reportedly a total of 41 students on the bus at the time of the accident. The bus was carrying students from Bethlehem College. Bethlehem College board president named Paul Shakes said four students were taken to the hospital, two were support persons for the two injured students, while the other students were taken to the school on another bus. All parents have been informed about the mishap on the road. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.