- Associated Press - Saturday, March 4, 2017

SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have ticketed a teen driver involved in the crash of a pickup and school bus in southwest Iowa last month, saying the boy was texting when the crash occurred.

The Iowa State Patrol tells the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil (https://bit.ly/2mngYv2 ) that 18-year-old Drew Graham has been ticketed on suspicion of texting while driving, driving on the wrong side of the road and not wearing a seat belt.

Authorities Graham’s truck hit a bus leaving Sidney Junior-Senior High School grounds the morning of Feb. 22, causing minor injuries to the 60-year-old bus driver and two students on the bus.

Graham was critically injured and was flown to Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He is expected to recover.


Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, https://www.nonpareilonline.com

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