November 09, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Injury Crash Involving Marshfield School Bus

Yesterday (11-08-12) at approximately 9:38 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was called to investigate a Marshfield school bus versus a car crash at Cedarbrook and Chestnut Expwy.

The bus driver, Alma Dinwiddie (63 year old female from Elkland, MO), was travelling westbound on Chestnut Expwy and the driver of the car, Scott Gold (39 year old male from Crane, MO), was travelling southbound on Cedarbrook when the crash occurred.

Witnesses indicate the bus driver may have violated the red light but the crash is still under investigation. Only minor injuries were sustained on some of the children. Gold was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

SPD Case Number: 12-47242
Media Contact: Officer Pam Gianopulos phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Brian Phillips

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •