MANDAN, N.D. — Two people were injured after a school bus carrying seven students collided with a minivan Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 7, about six miles north of Mandan.

The bus was crossing County Road 140 from James Drive to Terrier Lane around 4:22 p.m. when a 1998 Dodge Caravan, traveling on 140, struck the side of the bus at an angle, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

The minivan's driver, Brandy Dazell, 33, of Ross, and her passenger, Cara Leintz, 30, of Mandan, suffered minor injuries. Both were wearing seat belts and their airbags deployed. The driver of the bus, 62-year-old Kevin Faris, was cited for failure to yield. He was wearing his seat belt and no one on the bus was injured, the Highway Patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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