Orem School Bus Rolls Into Power Pole While Driver Inside McDonald’s

Power was knocked out at the intersection of Center and State Streets Thursday morning after the driver of a school bus forgot to put the brakes on. Photo Courtesy: Orem Police Department

OREM, Utah, May 12, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — A school bus in Orem rolled into a power pole Thursday morning when the driver forgot to put the brakes on and went inside a McDonalds.

Orem City Police said the incident happened at approximately 8:30 a.m. when a bus driver stopped at the McDonald’s located at 100 West Center Street and parked the bus while he went inside.

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A school bus rolled into a power pole in Orem while the driver was inside a local restaurant Thursday morning. Photo Courtesy: Orem Police Department.

The driver of the bus forgot to put on the brake and the bus rolled forward into a power pole, snapping it in half. Police officers said the power is out at the intersection and for motorists to expect delays.

There were no children on the bus and no one was injured in the incident.


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