NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a man has been charged for allegedly running a stop sign and crashing into an occupied school bus in North Collins.
Authorities say 37-year-old Joseph Cala of Buffalo, ran a stop sign, injuring three people in a school bus, including the driver, an aide, and a student.
This happened just after 3 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon on Shirley Road at the intersection of Ketchum Road in North Collins.
Cala is charged with the following
- Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle due to a previous alcohol-related conviction
- Failure to stop at a stop sign
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Operation of a motor vehicle by an unlicensed driver
The Crash Investigation Unit is still investigating.