A Coulterville woman is dead and four students and a school bus driver injured after a passenger car collided head-on with the bus near Coulterville yesterday afternoon.
The CHP says the accident happened just before 3 p.m. Friday on Dexter Road north of Greeley Hill Road in Mariposa County.
The dead woman was identified as 54 year-old Patricia Todd of Coulterville. Officers say Todd and a dog in her car died at the scene.
The bus driver suffered a broken arm. Three of the 18 children on board the bus were taken to Sonora hospitals for treatment of very minor injuries.
The children, students at Coulterville-Greeley Hill Elementary School, were being transported home when the accident happened,