15 people sent to hospital with minor injuries after car, ARC bus collide

Police in central New York say a collision between a car and a bus carrying developmentally disabled people home from day programs has sent 15 people to hospitals, most of them with bruises and other minor injuries.

Oneida police say a â??94 Buick sedan, driven by 49-year-old Bobbi Marsh of Whitesboro, veered around traffic turning onto Fultz Drive into an oncoming lane and hit the front of the Madison Cortland ARC bus around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the bus was operated by 62-year-old Elbert Loucks, of Canastota.

There were 13 passengers and a driver on the bus. None was seriously hurt. They were taken to a hospital for observation.

Police say Marsh was taken to a hospital after reporting shoulder, arm and ankle injuries.

Marsh was ticketed for failure to keep right and failure to reduce speed.

(Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.)