Vehicle Collides With School Bus In Lyon County

Thu 9-9-2021

(Rock Rapids)-- Authorities in Lyon county are investigating a collision earlier today (Thurs.) involving a school bus and another vehicle.

Authorities say 41-year-old Kristi Ageson of Lester was driving a 2017 International school bus owned by the West Lyon Community School and had slowed to wait for oncoming traffic before turning onto Highway 9 from a county road. Deputies say 29-year-old Alyssa Sattler of Rock Rapids was driving a 2020 Chevrolet Trax and collided with the rear of the school bus.

No injuries were reported to anyone on the bus. Sattler was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with what was believed to be serious injuries.

The vehicle driven by Sattler was totaled; damage to the school bus was estimated at $3,000.

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says the collision took place around 8:00 am this (Thurs.) morning and remains under investigation.