Update: Saunders County authorities identified the driver of the pick up involved in a school bus crash this morning as 50 year old Steven Jedlicka of Schuyler. The bus driver is identified as 59 year old Lyle Divis. Authorities have not released the names of the two passengers inside Jedlicka's vehicle. Both were hospitalized in Lincoln. The name of the bus driver has not been released.
Authorities say a pickup driver has died after his pickup collided with a school bus at a rural intersection in Saunders County.
Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz says several children on the bus suffered minor injuries. The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Thursday about six miles north-northwest of Valparaiso.
Stukenholtz says the pickup was headed south on County Road 29 when it collided with the bus, which was going west on County Road H. The intersection had no stop signs.
The sheriff says the pickup driver died at a Lincoln hospital where he'd been flown. Two other people in the pickup also were injured.
The bus was carrying children from East Butler Public Schools.