Four taken to hospital after truck and school bus collide

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) Authorities say four people in a pickup were treated at a hospital after the truck was struck by a school bus.

The accident occurred around 4 p.m. Monday on a county road about three miles north of Columbus. Platte County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Schuller says the westbound bus was full of students from Shell Creek Elementary when their driver didn’t stop in time to avoid hitting the pickup. The truck driver had stopped and was waiting to turn south.        

Schuller says none of the students or their driver was injured. Four of the five people in the pickup were sent to a hospital…