JCPS Bus Accident Sends 7 Students To Hospital, Some With ‘Minor Pains’

UPDATE, 9:47 am: Jefferson County Public Schools officials now say that there were only seven students aboard school bus 0157 that was involved in an accident this morning. All seven were taken to an area hospital, but only five reported minor pains.

Original story:

Jefferson County Public Schools officials say five elementary school students were sent to an area hospital following an accident with bus number 0157.

The accident happened at around 8 a.m. at Brownsboro Road and Birchwood Avenue. Several media reports say a car was involved in the accident that two other individuals were also taken to the hospital.

JCPS spokesman Ben Jackey says the students were transported for what are being described as minor pains.

There were nine students aboard the bus at the time.

Devin Katayama

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