UPDATE; The New York State Police has identified the persons involved in the fatal bus crash in Davenport.
The driver of the vehicle who was pronounced deceased is identified as Diane M. Bevins, age 65 of Stamford, NY. The driver of the bus is identified as Joanna L. Reedman, age 44 of Astoria, NY. The injured passenger of the bus is identified as Aris A. Vavasis, age 59 of Hartwick, NY.
Davenport, NY (WIVT/WBGH) One person is dead from a head-on bus crash this afternoon in Delaware County.
On June 1, 2022, at approximately 1:13 p.m., New York State Police at Oneonta and members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to a report of a serious head-on collision involving an SUV and a Trailways bus on State Highway 23 in the town of Davenport.
The only occupant of the SUV, a 65-year-old woman from Stamford, NY was pronounced deceased on the scene. Her name is being withheld pending notifications to the family.
A total of five people were on the bus. The driver of the bus who is a 44-year-old woman from Astoria, NY, and a passenger who is a 59-year-old female of Hartwick, NY were transported to Bassett Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Three other passengers did not report any injuries to troopers on the scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the bus was traveling westbound on State Highway 23 on its way to Oneonta from New York City. The SUV was traveling eastbound on State Highway 23.
The investigation is ongoing.