Greenwich Police Investigating Serious King Street Crash


A serious crash took place on King Street earlier Tuesday afternoon, as the road was closed off for a long duration of time. (contributed photo)

Update, Wednesday, April 10, 11:15 a.m.

Police continue to investigate a serious bus crash that occurred on King Street on Tuesday afternoon. Ten people were transported to area hospitals for treatment of injuries after the crash. Among the injured were seven adults with special needs. All of the injured are reported to be in good to fair condition.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call Sgt. Patrick Smyth at 203-633-8015.

Original story, Tuesday, April 9

Greenwich Police are investigating a serious crash on King Street which involved two buses. A Countrywide Transportation bus and a Royal Coach Lines school bus collided around 3 p.m. today. In total, ten adults were transported to area hospitals with injuries, none of which appear to be life threatening.

A preliminary investigation has determined that one bus was traveling northbound and one was traveling southbound when they collided.

The Countrywide Transportation was occupied by nine people, including the driver and seven special needs adults.

The Royal Coach Lines bus was only occupied by the driver.

Several people stopped to help the injured while Police, Fire, and EMS were responding to the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact Sgt. Patrick Smyth of the Departments Traffic Section at 203-622-8015.

About Author: Paul Silverfarb

Paul Silverfarb, editor at the Sentinel, has been covering events in town for nearly a decade. Mr. Silverfarb is quite familiar with Fairfield County, as he grew up in Trumbull, currently resides in Fairfield and worked as sports editor of the Sentinel, Greenwich Post and Norwalk Citizen~News combined for nearly two decades. He graduated from Keene State College in New Hampshire. To get in touch with Paul, email editor@greenwichsentinel.com.

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