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THREE INJURED IN DAKOTA CITY SCHOOL BUS CRASH (UPDATE)

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UPDATED 10:21 PM 9/6/17

DAKOTA COUNTY AUTHORITIES SAY THREE PEOPLE WERE HOSPITALIZED AFTER A SCHOOL BUS COLLIDED WITH A MINI-VAN IN DAKOTA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THE COUNTY SHERIFF SAYS THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AT 3:45 P.M AT THE INTERSECTION OF 11TH AND CEDAR STREETS NEAR THE CEMETERY IN DAKOTA CITY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SCHOOL BUS FAILED TO YIELD TO THE ONCOMING MINI-VAN.

THE SCHOOL BUS, DRIVEN BY 65 YEAR OLD RHONDA ROSS OF SOUTH SIOUX CITY,  HAD 42 PEOPLE ON BOARD AND A JUVENILE GIRL WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH A MINOR INJURY.

THE MINI-VAN, DRIVEN BY 37 YEAR OLD GINGER ARMSTRONG, ALSO OF SOUTH SIOUX; HAD FIVE PEOPLE INSIDE.

TWO OF THE PASSENGERS WERE HOSPITALIZED WITH INJURIES.

ROSS WAS ISSUED A TRAFFIC CITATION FOR FAILURE TO YIELD THE RIGHT OF WAY.

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AUTHORITIES IN DAKOTA CITY ARE INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT BETWEEN A SCHOOL BUS AND A MINI-VAN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THE DAKOTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AROUND 4PM AT 1120 CEDAR STREET NEAR THE DAKOTA CITY CEMETERY.

AUTHORITIES SAY THREE PEOPLE WERE IN THE MINI-VAN AND SEVERAL CHILDREN WERE ON THE SCHOOL BUS.

SOME OF THE CHILDREN WERE PICKED UP BY THEIR PARENTS AT THE SCENE, OTHERS WAITED FOR A SECOND BUS TO PICK THEM UP.

AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT CONFIRMED IF THERE WERE ANY INJURIES IN THE CRASH.