Greeley: Bus driver suspended after allegedly hitting horse
GREELEY, Colorado ” A school bus driver accused of hitting and killing a horse in Weld County before leaving the scene has been suspended without pay as authorities and school officials investigate.
The Weld County sheriff’s office issued a 12-point ticket to 77-year-old Robert Tegtman on Tuesday after the collision the night before. He’s accused of leaving the scene of an accident without providing required information.
Tegtman was transporting 31 people back to Weld Central High School when the accident happened at about 9:40 p.m. Monday. He allegedly failed to stop and continued on to the Keenesburg school.
Four minutes later, a car driven by 40-year-old Daniel Chacon of Greeley struck the dead horse and overturned.
Chacon is hospitalized in serious condition.