On 04/29/19 Richland County Dispatch received the report of a 2 vehicle crash on State Hwy 80 South of the City of Richland Center between a SUV and a School bus.
Parker was operating a 2014 SUV Southbound on STH 80 which was slowed/stopped in traffic due to a vehicle in front of her attempting to turn left into Wegner Auto Service. Downs was operating a 2017 School Bus for Kobussen also traveling South and failed to stop for the vehicles stopped in front of him, causing a crash. Parker was transported by private vehicle to seek medical attention. There were no injuries reported to the students on the bus. The crash is still under investigation.
Miranda Parker, 40 of Richland Center
Steven Downs, 62 of Richland Center
WHEN: 04-29-19 TIME of Incident: 7:22AM Location: State Hwy 80 South of Richland Center
Other Agencies Involved:
Richland Center Police Department
Arrests or Charges:
Downs was cited for Failure to have control of a vehicle.