DELTA, Colo.- - On Monday March 27 at approximately 7:26 A.M., a car accident involving a school bus and passenger vehicle occurred on Highway 50 in North Delta.
Children were on the bus during the accident, and ten have been taken to Delta County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. The driver of the passenger vehicle was also transported to the hospital with very serious injuries, according to the Delta Police Department. "The actual cause of the accident is still to be determined, it's still under investigation so we're still working on that. We don't believe alcohol was involved in this situation and we're sure hopeful that everybody turns out to be okay," says Jamie Head, the public information officer for the Delta Police Department.
Head also says it is important to be aware of school bus hours when driving. "As with any accident, we ask that everybody please pay extra attention, especially during school bus times because we have the kids out there," says Head.
News Channel Five will have the updates on this accident as they become available.