Driver involved in crash with school bus on Highway 52 succumbs to injuries

Car collides with school bus on Highway 52
Car collides with school bus on Highway 52(KMOT)
Published: Nov. 19, 2022 at 4:41 PM CST
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WARD COUNTY, N.D. (KMOT) - One of the people in a car that struck a school bus attempting to cross Highway 52 near Carpio Tuesday has died, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Investigators say the driver of a school bus, a 77-year-old woman from Berthold, attempted to cross Highway 52 and failed to yield to oncoming traffic.

The patrol said a westbound car driven by 89-year-old Carmie Nelson struck the bus. Investigators said he died due to his injuries Friday.

The passenger, 90-year-old Helen Nelson, suffered serious injuries. Both Nelsons were from Kenmare.

No one on the school bus was hurt. The patrol said charges are pending against the bus driver.