Car Crashes into School Bus Near Monmouth

At about 7 O’clock this morning on Highway-67 (2 miles north of Monmouth), a northbound car slid out of control on the snow-covered road.

The car, driven by Caitlin Volz, then collided with a United school bus. The car slid off the highway while the bus remained upright on the road.

Some students were complaining of headaches and back pains and were transported to the OSF Hospital in Monmouth.

Volz had to be extricated by the Monmouth Fire Department and was taken by ambulance to OSF as well.

Everyone sent to the hospital was treated and released with minor injuries.

Volz was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.