Bus Collision in the Town of Wellsville

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(WNY News Now) – On November 27, 2023, Troopers out of SP Wellsville responded to a collision involving a bus and a vehicle on State Route 19 in the town of Wellsville, NY.

Wellsville – Investigation determined that a 2012 Chevrolet Impala operated by Troy O’Brien, 19 of Hornell, NY was traveling south bound on State Route 19 and crossed into the north bound lane striking a 2023 bus head on. The bus operator and the nineteen children of the Wellsville Central School District were treated for minor injuries at Jones Memorial Hospital. O’Brien was extracted from the Chevrolet and transported to Jones Memorial Hospital for life-threatening injuries.

The NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Wellsville Central School assisted in this investigation.

This is still an ongoing investigation


  1. Say prayers for my nephew Troy. He is an exceptional Kid. Pray for his brain swelling to come down. We need all the prayers right now. Dr’s said he had a stroke or aneurysm that is why this tragedy happened. Prayers to the bus driver and kids.

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