UPDATE: Deputies identify driver at fault in rural Scott County school bus accident

UPDATE: Scott County Sheriff Deputies have identified the driver at fault in a collision between two North Scott school buses last Wednesday, March 22.

Stanley Arthur Ray was cited for fail to yield upon entering through the highway.

After Ray stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of 140th Avenue and 290th Street (St. Anne's Road), he then proceeded into the intersection colliding with the westbound bus.

The investigation has now been closed by the Scott County Sheriff's Office.


LONG GROVE (Bettendorf Growl) — The Scott County Sheriff's Office has released information regarding an accident in rural Scott County in which two school buses collided.

At approximately 3:35 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to the accident at the intersection of 140th Avenue and 290th Street (St. Anne's Road).

A North Scott school bus, operated by Stanley Arthur Ray, was stopped at the stop sign for 290th Street on 140th Avenue.

The second North Scott school bus, operated by Hope Ann Schroeder was traveling west bound on 290th Street.

As Schroeder was travelling west bound on 290th Street, Ray left the stop sign travelling north across 290th Street. The two buses then collided at the intersection.

Both buses were occupied with children at the time of the accident.

Ray was transported to Trinity Bettendorf where he was treated with non-life threatening injuries. One child was treated for minor injuries on scene and was released to the parents. No other injuries were reported.

The accident is still under investigation.


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