A Barrington Hills man is dead after his vehicle crashed head-on into a school bus yesterday, the Barrington Courier-Review reports.
Steven Schmidt, 50, crashed into the bus while traveling east on Palatine Road near Highland Road in Inverness. He was pronounced dead at Northwest Community Hospital, the newspaper reports.
The school bus driver was the only one in the vehicle at the time of the accident, which was reported around 3:50 p.m., fire officials told Palatine Patch.
The bus was headed east on Palatine Road and collided with an SUV, which was drive by Schmidt and headed west at the time. The school bus driver was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, fire officials said.