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DES MOINES, IA. – A semi truck driver hit a Saydel school bus from behind that was stopped on the railroad tracks on Northeast Broadway Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa sending two people to the hospital.

Rail crossing on NE Broadway Ave. near Delaware Ave. where a semi truck crashed into a school bus on April 6, 2012 in Des Moines, IA sending two people to the hospital.

According to the Polk County sheriff’s office, the accident occurred on Good Friday, April 6, where the collision reportedly propelled the bus beyond the railroad tracks. A pickup truck then crashed into the back of the big rig.

Map showing location of semi truck crash with school bus in Des Moines, IA at the rail crossing in the 2000 block of NE Broadway Ave. near Delaware Ave.

The driver of the 18 wheeler was identified as Irfan Dervisevic, 37, of Louisville, Ky., and was cited for failing to stop properly.

According to, an associate teacher and a 16-year-old student, the only passengers on the bus, were taken to the hospital for what appeared to be minor injuries, police said. The bus passengers were not identified in police reports. The bus driver, truck driver and three men in the pickup all declined medical attention.

The incident remains under investigation.

Truck Accident Lawyer News is a truck accident and personal injury blog that publishes up to date truck accident and truck legal news from across the United States. Iowa, due to its high population and highway system, has a high incident of truck accidents. Metropolitan cities with a high incident of truck accidents and vehicle collision resulting in severe personal injuries and even death include Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Davenport to name a few.

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