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School bus, car collide at 5th and Porter

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No one was injured Thursday when a Duneland School bus and a passenger vehicle collided at the intersection of Fifth Street and West Porter Ave., Chesterton Police said.

According to police, at 7:14 a.m. Kelly R. Sieman, 46, of Chesterton, was southbound on Fifth Street, while bus driver Susan D. Gilson-Dyer, 51, also of Chesterton, was eastbound on West Porter Ave., when both proceeded from their respective stop signs and collided in the middle of the intersection.

“Both drivers stated that they had the right of way at the time of the crash,” police said.

Police estimated total damage to Sieman’s 2007 Ford Edge and the Gilson-Dyer’s 66-passenger bus at up to $10,000.



Posted 2/14/2014