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School bus accidents in Waterloo, Dubuque


WATERLOO (KWWL) - Authorities were called to two bus accidents across eastern Iowa Monday morning.

The first, in Waterloo, happened around 7:30 am on Logan Avenue.  The bus and a van carrying five inmates and two guards collided.  All of the van's passengers were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.

A 13 year old girl was the only one on the bus.  We're told she's okay.

In Dubuque, a driver was trying to park and missed his spot... driving over an embankment.
It finally came to a stop after plowing through two fences.

Nearby mechanics helped the 68-year-old driver from the bus.  He was taken to the hospital by an ambulance.
He had been a driver for four years.

The bus was a 2007 model... valued between $75,000 and $85,000 thousand dollars.

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