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More Students Taken To Hospital Following Bus Accident

Six Jefferson County Public Schools students and their school bus driver have been taken to the hospital following an accident Tuesday morning.

Six more Jefferson County Public Schools students have been taken to the hospital as the result of a bus accident Tuesday morning.

Bus accident (photo by Dalton Main)A bus bound for Whealtey Elementary was rear-ended by a dump truck on I-65 northbound. Seven of the sixteen passengers and the driver were taken to the hospital. Of the nine students who proceeded to school, six later complained of headaches and were also taken to the hospital.  All of their injuries appear to be minor.

Dalton Main contributed to this report