WINTERHAVEN — A San Pascual Valley Unified School District bus driver died of head injuries after the bus he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer rig here Monday afternoon.
The bus driver was James Headington. His exact age was not known but he was believed to be in his 50s and a Yuma resident.
Paramedics took 22 San Pascual district elementary students to the Yuma Regional Medical Center for everything from minor injuries to precautionary check-ups.
A total 26 students on the bus who were not injured were taken back to the school in another bus after the accident, said Michele Cohen, spokeswoman from the YRMC.