High school student struck by school bus this morning


Guam – A Tiyan High School student is reportedly recovering and OK tonight, after being struck by the same school bus assigned to pick him up.

The accident occurred in Anigua at around six this morning, as the bus driver was allegedly making a turn. According to Guam Department of Education Spokeswoman Isa Baza, the student was not seriously injured.

But the education department indicates that the Guam Police Department, an ambulance, school nurses, and a GDOE school administrator from Tiyan High responded to address the situation.

The student was assessed by medics at the scene, as well as the school nurse when the student arrived at school.

The bus was carrying 28 Tiyan students at the time of the accident.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.