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School Bus Accident

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School Bus Accident

Alta, IA (KICD) — No injuries came as the result of a two vehicle accident involving a school bus and a pickup.

The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Office said the accident occurred shortly after 1pm Wednesday afternoon, at the intersection of M-27 and 550th Street, northwest of Alta.  An Alta-Aurelia school bus, driven by 64-year old Sharon Reinert of Cherokee was carrying 9 elementary students, and was eastbound on 550th Street.

Reinert failed to Yield the Right of Way to a pickup, driven by 44-year old Matthew Lacey, of Danbury, that was northbound on M-27 and the vehicles colided, disabling both of them.

Neither driver or any of the 9 students were injured, and both vehicles had to be towed.  Assisting at the scene was the Aurelia Police, Aurelia Fire and EMS, and Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Ambulance.