Jones County accident involving school bus

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Jones County officials responded to an accident involving a school bus Monday morning.

The sheriff’s department said deputies received the call around 7:20 a.m. Authorities said a Toyota Corolla and a Jones County School District bus wrecked near Highway 184 and Northeast Drive.

The bus was carrying 28 students.

Witnesses told deputies that the driver of the Toyota was pulling out on Northeast Drive as the bus was coming.

The bus driver tried to avoid hitting the car but was not able to do so.

We’re told that the driver of the Toyota was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Three students had to receive medical attention at the scene for minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

 

 

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