4 injured, school bus driver at fault in Black Hawk Co. crash
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BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) -
A school bus driver was cited after deputies say he pulled out in front of a vehicle Friday afternoon in Black Hawk County, injuring himself and three others.
Dale Bondy, 69, of Waterloo, was charged with failure to yield from a stop sign after the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office say he pulled out in front of a vehicle around 1:23 p.m. Friday.
Bondy was driving a Freightliner school bus owned by Durham School Services with no passengers northbound on Kimball Avenue, stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of West Schrock Road, and pulled out in front of a vehicle eastbound on West Schrock Road, according to deputies.
The vehicle, driven by Sarah Shrout, 27, of Cedar Falls, then hit Bondy's vehicle, according to reports.
Shrout received a broken leg in the crash. Shrout's passenger, Kayla Watts, 21, of Cedar Falls, received chest and back injuries, while passenger Gabe Watts, 3, of Cedar Falls, received facial cuts.
Bondy also requested to go to the hospital for observation, according to deputies.
The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Hudson Fire and Ambulance, Covenant Ambulance and the Waterloo Fire and Rescue.
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