Four students are seeking further medical attention following a bus accident that occurred on Bus Route 24 when the back of the bus was struck at approximately 6:45 this morning. on Highway 17 in Waynesville near the James Luke intersection. Approximately 45 students were on the bus at the time.
An ambulance was dispatched to the scene to evaluate the students who were in grades 6-8. Four students are seeking further medical attention after reporting back injuries following the accident. The parents of the students who reported injuries have been notified and parents are transporting three of the students for further medical evaluation and one was transported by ambulance.