Minnesota School Bus Broadsided By Van
Hermantown, MN (KROC AM News) - The driver of a school bus is being blamed for causing a traffic crash in northeast Minnesota Tuesday.
The crash happened near Hermantown around 5:30 pm.
The State Patrol says the bus was crossing Highway 53 when it was hit broadside by a cargo van. The State Patrol says the driver of the bus failed to yield to the van.
The bus driver was identified as 62-year-old Christopher Haugen of Duluth. He was not injured. There were four young children on the bus, an 8-year-old boy and three 7-year-old girls. They were shaken up but not hurt.
The driver of the van was identified as 68-year-old Harvey Maas of Duluth. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.