One person died and seven students were injured in a schoolbus accident in northeast Iowa. The accident happened around eight a-m today about two miles north of Gilbertville. Seargeant Ricka Abeen of the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Department says a truck was pulling a trailer that had a large water tank on the back. A Waterloo schoolbus was following the trailer. An S-U-V crossed the center line, hit the trailer and then ranad-on into the schoolbus. Abben identifed the person killed in the crash as a woman from Gilbertville. The bus driver and seven students from Edison Elementary School in Waterloo were all taken to a Waterloo Hospital. The children were all treated and released. The condition of the bus driver is not known. The driver of the pick-up escaped injury.
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