Light snow/rain continue to develop along northern El Paso County, as well as wind picking up in this location. This trend will continue to extend to the south throughout the afternoon hours. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
We're learning more about the school bus accident that closed Marksheffel near Fontaine. That road is back open at this hour.
A car lost control in front of the bus. That's what reportedly caused the accident.
There were six junior high school students on the bus at the time. One was treated for a minor injury.
All 6 students attend Janitell Junior High and are now in class.
Many parents have expressed concern that there was no delay called for the district.
KKTV 11 News talked with Widefield School District 3 spokesperson James Drew about the process of the calling a delay or closure because of the weather.
"We have to make a call by 5:30am. That's when the buses get rolling. The roads weren't bad then. But things got worse," said Drew.
The driver of the vehicle that lost control was not hurt. No word if there will be any charges against the driver.
Marksheffel is back open and running normally again.
Stay with 11 News for updates to this story.