A Fort Gibson school bus was involved in a non-injury collision at 7:17 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 62 at 2 Mile Road in Muskogee County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) reported the 2009 Thomas 44-passenger school bus, driven by Jerry Fields, 61, of Muskogee, had slowed at an intersection when a 2008 Chevrolet, driven by Michael Watkins, 25, of Tahlequah, struck the school bus in the rear. According to the OHP, Fields said he had dropped an object in his vehicle and while attempting to pick it up, struck the bus. No injuries were reported by either driver or the 15 passengers on the bus, the OHP reported.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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