Rickie Bilger, 71, was killed in a collision with a bus on State Route 39 in Ashland County, Ohio

Modified Date: 
Thu, 01/25/2024 - 7:59am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2024

1 dead after crash involving church bus in Ashland County

According to troopers, 71-year-old Rickie Bilger was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on State Route 39 when his vehicle collided in the middle of both travel lanes with a Thomas Built church bus that was driving northbound on State Route 39. The bus drove off the west edge of the road, struck a ditch line and came to a rest.

Type: Bus Accident
People Involved: 
Rickie Bilger
State Route 39