UPDATE: Details released in car vs. school bus crash in Bingham County


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The following is a news release from the Idaho State Police.

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at approximately 3:34 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle property damage crash at 779 E. 1200 North, just south of Shelley in Bingham County.

Jill Holley, 44, of Shelley, was stopped eastbound on 1200 North in a 1997 Bluebird school bus with the bus stop lights and stop sign activated. A juvenile driving a 2000 Nissan Maxima was eastbound on 1200 N and struck the rear of the school bus.

Neither Holley nor the juvenile driver, nor any children on the school bus, were injured.

The eastbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately an hour and a half. The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office and Shelley Police Department.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

Previous story:

SHELLEY — A driver crashed into the back of a school bus near Shelley Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened on US 91 around 4 p.m. Idaho State Police troopers responded to the scene and say the driver of a white vehicle did not stop for flashing lights on the bus.

RELATED | She was killed when a driver failed to stop for a school bus. A deputy is working to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Students were on the bus but police say nobody was injured.

Drivers are required to stop when a bus has a side-arm stop sign displayed and red lights are flashing.

EastIdahoNews.com will post updates on this story as we receive them.