Posted at: 02/27/2013 3:35 PM
Updated at: 02/28/2013 10:23 AM
UPDATE: Name of Second Victim in Car Vs. School Bus Crash Released
(ABC 6 News) - The State Patrol confirms that one person is dead and another is in critical condition after the car they were in collided with a school bus near Adams.
Authorities say the person who died is 16-year-old Tess Landherr of Rose Creek. She was driving the car.
The State Patrol confirms 15-year-old Anna Bruggeman, also of Rose Creek, was critically injured.
An 8-year-old girl on the bus was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The accident took place around 3:20 Wednesday afternoon, near the intersection of Highway 56 and County Road 5.
Despite the serious injuries sustained by the people in the vehicle, the Adams School Superintendent's office tells ABC 6 News, neither the bus driver or any of the students on the bus were seriously hurt. The students were taken to a nearby fire hall to be picked up.
Stay with ABC 6 as we work to get updates on Bruggeman's condition.