Slick roads contribute to Tuesday morning crashes

A school bus slid into a car on Victory Road in South Boise at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Boise School District spokesman.

No one was injured in the collision, and the car had only minor damage, district spokesman Dan Hollar said. The bus was Frank Church High School bus #372.

Road conditions in the Treasure Valley were slick Tuesday morning following a second night of snowall. Nearly a half an inch fell Tuesday morning.

Police investigated the collision. Some students on the bus opted to walk to school instead of wait until another bus arrived.

A Boise police spokesman said the 40-year-old woman who was driving the school bus was cited for following too closely.

Separately, in Boise County, Deputy Chris Lampson said road conditions and speed were both factors in a single-vehicle crash off of Idaho 21 into Mores Creek. Roads in that area were wet and snow-covered.

The vehicle was reported in the creek near Idaho Highway 21 and Robie Creek Road at about 8:45 a.m. Lampson said the vehicle went into the creek near Hummingbird Haven Road.

The driver was not seriously injured. She suffered a bump on her head when her passenger car overturned in the creek, which had only about a foot of water it in, Lampson said. She was wearing her seatbelt and unable to get out of the car, but three people stopped to help her.

Lampson said the driver was not cited.

Katy Moeller: 208-377-6413, @KatyMoeller