Car hits bus in Negaunee Twp.

Car hits bus in Negaunee Twp.

One person was taken to the hospital after a vehicle hit a school bus in Negaunee Township Thursday afternoon.

The Negaunee Post of the Michigan State Police say the accident happened around 3 p.m. on North Road near Kivela Road.  Mark Tilly, 29, of Negaunee was driving a 1996 Pontiac south on North Road, lost control and hit a Negaunee school bus head on.  He was transported to Marquette General Hospital for minor injuries.

The driver of the school bus, 64-year-old Larry Peterson of Negaunee and the twelve children on board were not injured.

Both the school bus and Tilly’s car were towed from the scene.

Tilly was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

The Michigan State Police were assisted on scene by the Negaunee Township Fire Department, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, and Bell Hospital EMS.