Sioux County Sheriff

School bus involved in accident – September 22

On Wednesday, September 22, at 8:04 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a school bus accident that occurred on Highway 18, in Hull, IA.

Ken Draayer, age 82, of Hull, was driving a 2020 Blue Bird school bus for Western Christian High School with 11 students northbound on a residence driveway approaching Highway 18. Bailey Gesink, age 20, of Hull, was driving a 2013 Ford Focus eastbound on Highway 18. Draayer entered onto Highway 18 and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The school bus sustained approximately $2,000 in damage. Damage to the Ford was estimated at $2,500.

Draayer was cited for failing to yield when entering a highway.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hull Ambulance and Hull Fire Department.