8 students suffer minor injuries in accident involving JCPS bus

8 students suffer minor injuries in accident involving JCPS bus

8 students suffer minor injuries in accident involving JCPS bus

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 9:48 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 25 at 1:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- WHAS11 has learned of a school bus accident at Floyd and Hill streets.

Metro Dispatch said they received a report the accident involving a loaded Jefferson County Schools bus around 8:30 Monday morning.

Dwight Mitchell, LMPD public information officer, said eight children were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Forty-three children were aboard bus #0856 headed for Camp Taylor Elementary when is was struck on its side by a shuttle bus. JCPS spokesperson Ben Jackey said there is virtually no damage to the bus, but several children complained of neck pain.

Another JCPS bus was involved in a minor accident on Frel Road around 7 a.m. Monday - this accident was minor and no injuries were reported.

Editor's note: It was originally reported the school bus was struck by a TARC bus.

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