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Driver Killed in Crash with School Bus
A driver was killed in a crash with a school bus near Colfax on Thursday.
Witnesses said the car hit the Colfax-Mingo School bus on Highway F48 near Colfax about 4:10 p.m. The car burst into flames shortly after the crash and it spread to the bus.
Authorities received multiple 911 calls about the crash.
They said when the first rescue crews arrived on the scene six to eight people were trying to put out the fire with fire extinguishers, but the driver couldn't be saved.
A third car was also involved in the crash. That driver and the driver of the school bus were not seriously hurt.
Authorities said the school bus driver had dropped off the last student just before the crash happened.
Eyewitness Kalie Winningham reported on Facebook that "Everyone made it off safe."
The road has been temporarily shut down.