Alta-Aurelia school bus crashes

TIMES photo by ROB McCARTNEY

An Alta-Aurelia School bus with nine elementary students on board was involved in an accident Wednesday at 1:09 p.m. at M27 and 550th Street, just northwest of Alta.

The driver of the bus was Sharon Lee Reinert, 64, of Cherokee. All were uninjured.

The driver of the other vehicle was Matthew Marc Lacey, 44, of Danbury.

The school bus failed to yield right of way from the stop sign causing the collision, according to the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office.

Both vehicles received disabling damage and had to be towed.