Child taken to hospital after bus goes in ditch near Everly, IA

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EVERLY, Iowa (KCAU) – Muddy conditions caused a bus to go into a ditch, with one child going to a hospital for a minor complaint

The incident happened on 280th Street about 5 miles north of Everly Wednesday around 4:20 p.m., according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. The Clay Central Everly Schools bus was driving east on muddy road conditions which caused the bus to lose traction and go into the south ditch. 

There were three juveniles on the bus. They were seen by ambulance services and one was taken to the Spencer Hospital for a report of pain. The driver Dean Stein, 55, of Fostoria, was not injured. 

Due to the road conditions, the sheriff’s office did not issue Stein a citation. 

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

Everly Fire and Rescue, Clay County Ambulance services, and the Iowa State Patrol assisted at the scene. 

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