Bedford School Bus Accident Sends Six To Area Hospitals

A two vehicle accident in Taylor County near Bedford Wednesday morning involving a Bedford School Bus injured 3 adults and 3 children. A vehicle driven by 62 year old J Fred Lischer of Bedford was northbound on Lake Road stopped a stop sign entering Highway 2 when the school bus driven by 53 year old Garry Rankin of Bedford was westbound on Highway 2. The vehicles collided causing the bus to turn on its side and rest in a ditch. Lischer was taken to St Francis Hospital in Maryville. Rankin to Chi Health Mercy in Corning. 62 year old Jeanne Cavin of Grant City was a passenger on the bus and transported to Clarinda Regional Health Center. Three juveniles aged 11, 13 & 16 were sent to area hospitals. The remaining 10 students on the bus were released to their parents.

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