School bus backs into ditch with 30 students on board

DONAHUE, Iowa -- A school bus filled with students slipped into a ditch, just north of Donahue, Iowa.

On the route to bring kids home from school a North Scott Community School bus backed into a ditch around 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 14.  It happened on 130th Avenue, near 275th Street.

The school's superintendent said 31 students, from kindergarten to 6th grade, were on board.

There were no injuries.  A second bus was sent to pick up the students; some were picked up by parents who arrived to the scene.

Shortly before 5 p.m. the bus was pulled from the ditch.  It was able to drive away from the scene.

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