ISCHUA, NY – A bus driver died Tuesday after the bus entered a ditch on the north side of Route 16.

According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, the driver was ejected from the bus during the accident and was pronounced dead at Olean General Hospital. The Sheriff’s Office did not identify the victim, but said he was 57 and resided in Cheektowaga.

A female bus monitor was transported to Olean General Hospital with minor injuries. No students were on the bus at the time of the accident.

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