Viola woman involved in school bus crash
Carissa A. Hansson, 42, of Viola was the driver of a small municipal school bus that overturned Thursday, Feb. 26 at 8:40 a.m. on Interstate 80 on the overpass of Interstate 88.
The preliminary report from the Illinois State Police noted that a small school bus traveling on I-80 in the east bound lanes lost control on an icy spot in the road causing the vehicle to roll. All occupants, the driver and 11 Geneseo students) were transported to Illini Hospital, Silvis. The school district involved is contacting parents and coordinating reunification with their children.
Charges include failure to rescue speed to avoid an accident.