YUCCA VALLEY, California (Friday, September 25, 2015) – A school bus loaded with 40 children, driven by Lars Dahlen, 62, collided with a Toyota pickup truck on La Contenta Road. Paramedics treated multiple victims at the scene. The driver of the Toyota, a 57 year-old man, whose name has not been released, died of his injuries. The driver of the bus and four of the students on board sustained injuries. Only two students required transport to a nearby medical facility. Their condition is currently unknown.
Debris from the accident struck a second, nearby school bus – also loaded with school children. Sixty children were involved in the accident, including the students of the second bus.
The accident occurred at about 6:58 a.m., according to a Hi-Desert Star news report.
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