Snow squall in Pittsburgh area causes crashes, traffic delays

A snow squall caused several traffic incidents in Allegheny County Thursday afternoon. In Reserve Township, there were initial reports of a vehicle hitting an occupied school bus at Hoffman Road and Otto Street.According to officials, three buses with students from Shaler Primary were returning from a field trip during the snow squall and spun out.Around the same time and in the same area, a car ran into a light pole. All students were taken to Reserve Primary to be triaged. There were two injuries reported, but one declined medical care. Shaler Area School District confirms no students were injured. In Wilkins Township, an SUV flipped over along Nottingham Drive. Crews flipped the SUV back over and the road reopened shortly after. It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured. According to Allegheny County officials, a vehicle rolled over into a creek in Robinson Township. The incident happened near McMichael and McMorris roads. Officials said it was unknown if anyone was injured. There was a three-vehicle crash in Mt. Lebanon Wednesday afternoon due to icy road conditions. Allegheny County officials said the crash happened at Sunridge and Villimont drives. No injuries were reported. Due to inclement weather and heavy traffic, Pittsburgh Public Schools said they are experiencing traffic delays in transportation. “We are aware that multiple vehicles are running an hour or more behind,” a Facebook post from Pittsburgh Public Schools said. Video sent in from a viewer in Mt. Lebanon showed an SUV sliding into a car on Woodland Drive. The viewer sent in the video around 5 p.m. and said she has been stuck in traffic for at least two hours and has witnessed more than dozen cars slide on ice. Watch video from Mt. Lebanon in the video player above. Stay with the WTAE mobile app for updates. Download the app now to stay connected with breaking news updates.

A snow squall caused several traffic incidents in Allegheny County Thursday afternoon.

In Reserve Township, there were initial reports of a vehicle hitting an occupied school bus at Hoffman Road and Otto Street.

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According to officials, three buses with students from Shaler Primary were returning from a field trip during the snow squall and spun out.

Around the same time and in the same area, a car ran into a light pole.

All students were taken to Reserve Primary to be triaged. There were two injuries reported, but one declined medical care. Shaler Area School District confirms no students were injured.

In Wilkins Township, an SUV flipped over along Nottingham Drive. Crews flipped the SUV back over and the road reopened shortly after. It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured.

According to Allegheny County officials, a vehicle rolled over into a creek in Robinson Township. The incident happened near McMichael and McMorris roads. Officials said it was unknown if anyone was injured.

There was a three-vehicle crash in Mt. Lebanon Wednesday afternoon due to icy road conditions. Allegheny County officials said the crash happened at Sunridge and Villimont drives. No injuries were reported.

Due to inclement weather and heavy traffic, Pittsburgh Public Schools said they are experiencing traffic delays in transportation. “We are aware that multiple vehicles are running an hour or more behind,” a Facebook post from Pittsburgh Public Schools said.

Video sent in from a viewer in Mt. Lebanon showed an SUV sliding into a car on Woodland Drive. The viewer sent in the video around 5 p.m. and said she has been stuck in traffic for at least two hours and has witnessed more than dozen cars slide on ice.

Watch video from Mt. Lebanon in the video player above.

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