Two Hospitalized After School Bus Pulls in Front of Minivan in Blaine County
HAILEY, Idaho (KLIX)-The driver of a school bus was given a citation for a Friday crash that sent two people in a minivan to the hospital in Blaine County last week. According to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office, a Blaine County School District bus pulled out in front of a minivan on State Highway 75 on the morning of November 22, at a little after 8 a.m. and caused the van to go airborne and ended up on its roof.
Two women in the van were taken to the hospital, Antoinette Cueto Diaz, of Hailey, and Beverly Palomera, of Bellevue. An on duty Blaine County Sheriff's deputy happened to see the crash at the intersection of the highway and Ohio Gulch Road.
The driver of the bus, Tonya Marshall, 31, of Bellevue, claimed she didn't see the minivan as she tried to turn south onto the highway from the side road, she was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign. The sheriff's office said there were six children on the bus that were not injured.