Warsaw Woman Injured In Collision With School Bus

May 21, 2024 at 8:25 p.m.

By JACKIE GORSKI Lifestyles Editor

A Warsaw woman was injured and transported to the hospital after a collision with a Warsaw Community Schools bus Monday.
At approximately 5:03 p.m. Monday, a 2020 Thomas school bus for Warsaw Community Schools, driven by Karen Olds, 53, Etna Green, was westbound on CR 400N and stopped for the stop sign at the intersection with CR 700W, according to information provided by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Doug Light.
The bus pulled across the intersection and into the path of a 2018 Toyota, driven by Tamara Denlinger, 63, Warsaw. The Toyota was southbound on CR 700W and had the right-of-way.
Olds, nor any kids on the bus, were injured in the accident.
Denlinger complained of chest pain was taken to Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital for treatment.
“We are relieved that all students and the driver are unharmed,” stated a news release from WCS Monday afternoon. However, each student was checked out before being released.
All parents of the students on the bus were contacted, and parents had the option to pick up their child or utilize alternate transportation provided by WCS.
“We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to the local police and emergency personnel for their quick response and assistance,” stated the release.

A Warsaw woman was injured and transported to the hospital after a collision with a Warsaw Community Schools bus Monday.
At approximately 5:03 p.m. Monday, a 2020 Thomas school bus for Warsaw Community Schools, driven by Karen Olds, 53, Etna Green, was westbound on CR 400N and stopped for the stop sign at the intersection with CR 700W, according to information provided by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Doug Light.
The bus pulled across the intersection and into the path of a 2018 Toyota, driven by Tamara Denlinger, 63, Warsaw. The Toyota was southbound on CR 700W and had the right-of-way.
Olds, nor any kids on the bus, were injured in the accident.
Denlinger complained of chest pain was taken to Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital for treatment.
“We are relieved that all students and the driver are unharmed,” stated a news release from WCS Monday afternoon. However, each student was checked out before being released.
All parents of the students on the bus were contacted, and parents had the option to pick up their child or utilize alternate transportation provided by WCS.
“We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to the local police and emergency personnel for their quick response and assistance,” stated the release.

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