Tractor-trailer pulls down overhead wires and utility pole, knocking out power at 2 Pine Bush schools

After-school activities happened as scheduled, but the district advised parents to check with schools before picking up children due to detours and specific instructions.

Veronica Jean Seltzer and Lee Danuff

Apr 12, 2023, 9:35 PM

Updated 410 days ago

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Some Pine Bush Central Schools lost power Wednesday when a tractor-trailer pulled down overhead wires and a utility pole.
The incident also made Boniface Drive impassable.
No one was hurt, but the district says the lines and pole are still down and affecting EJ Russell Elementary and Crispell Middle School.
There was also no power, phone service or internet at Crispell and no phone service or internet at EJR.It made school pickup a struggle at EJR.
After-school activities happened as scheduled, but the district advised parents to check with schools before picking up children due to detours and specific instructions.  


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