RAMONA, CA – FOX5 News reports that one person was killed in a head-on crash involving a school bus in Ramona on Friday.
The crash was reported shortly after 4:00 p.m. near the intersection of Mussey Grade Road and Foster Truck Trail. Authorities say a male driver of a Chevrolet 2500 was traveling south on Mussey Grade while a school bus with two child passengers on board was heading northbound. The driver of the Chevrolet lost control while navigating a left-hand curve, drifted into the northbound lanes and crashed into the oncoming school bus head-on.
The driver of the Chevrolet was trapped in his vehicle following the collision, but was extricated and airlifted to a nearby hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the school bus sustained minor injuries in the accident and was taken to Palomar Hospital for evaluation. The children on the school bus were not injured.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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