Muscatine Community School District bus in accident

MUSCATINE, Iowa–At approximately 8:15 a. m. on Oct. 22, a Muscatine Community School District bus got in an accident with a semi truck. Investigation continues into the details of the crash.

The driver of the semi truck had no injuries and the bus driver sustained minor injuries. A fellow district staff member transported the driver to UnityPoint Trinity Muscatine Hospital for treatment. The district considers the bus a total loss resulting from the accident. 

“While I am extremely thankful both drivers appear to be okay, I am also glad there were no students on the bus at the time of the accident. Thank you to the emergency responders for arriving quickly to the scene and directing traffic,” said Director of Operations Ryan Castle.