Hudson school bus snagged in electrical wiring in high winds

A school bus was tangled in wires in Hudson Monday morning. Courtesy of Hudson Fire Department.

By Katy Savage

December 18, 2023

Students were late to class Monday morning in Hudson after high winds caused electrical wires to fall on a school bus.

“(The wires) came down with a branch,” Hudson Police Department Lt. Kevin Riley said. “From what I understood, the cable got wrapped around the side view mirror of the bus.”

The bus, which was stopped on Burns Hill Road at the time, was quickly untangled and nobody was injured, Riley said.

After the bus left, additional wires fell in the same area around 7:30 a.m. The police shut down the road while firefighters using electrical detecting equipment determined the wires to be live.

“It’s extremely windy and storm related,” Riley said, explaining there were many lines and cables down throughout the area.

Eversourse was called to the scene on a priority.  

Read more: New Hampshire faces road closures and power outages in wake of intense storm. 

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  • Katy Savage

    Katy Savage is an award-winning reporter with more than 10 years of experience working in daily, weekly and digital news organizations as both an editor and reporter. Based in Enfield, Katy is a New England native and has a passion for telling stories about where she grew up. In her free time, she enjoys running and being outside as much as possible.

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