2 Vehicle Accident

Written by Theresa Rose on September 26, 2016

On 9-26-16 at approximately 7:30AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a minor 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of 283rd Street and Highway 218.

An investigation determined that a Mt. Pleasant School District bus, driven by Mary Smith, 68, of Mt. Pleasant, was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of Highway 218 when she pulled into the path of a southbound 2008 Chevrolet driven by Anne Menke, 53, of Donnellson.  The Menke vehicle struck the back bumper of the school bus which caused minor damage to the school bus and approximately $5000 to the Menke vehicle.

No injuries were reported.  The school bus was carrying 11 children and their parents were notified of the accident.   Mary Smith, was issued a citation for Failure to Yield upon entering a through highway.