ugg returns 3 school buses get stuck on icy Barnstead roads
>> Download the FREE WMUR app”We had everyone stay in place until we could get them help,” said Detra Hardy of Butler’s Bus Service. “Our road crews responded, and our police department was awesome. And although some of the kids got to school a little late, they did get there safely.”School officials said they were surprised by the road conditions.”Today, there was no indication at all that we should even consider a two hour delay,
but in the end, it meant that six different hills were really hard to navigate,” Superintendent Brian Cochrane said.”We were anticipating no precipitation and an increase in temperature above freezing, which would have made the situation better for traction,” Cochrane said.Police advised anyone whose car slides off the road or obstructs the road to stay in the vehicle unless there is somewhere safe to go.”We don’t want to respond to a vehicle off the road and find out there’s been another accident and someone else has slid into that vehicle or slid into the operator of that vehicle,
” Barnstead Police Chief Paul Poirier said.