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SUV hits bus full of children en route to competition, injuring 10
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Oct 5, 2011
The trip to a band competition in Rutherford County has proved dangerous for nine students and a bus driver after a recent head-on collision with an SUV. The mid-morning crash happened as the Oakland High School students were on their way to a Saturday morning band competition. As the Rutherford County Schools bus traveled down Highway 231 near the Cedar Forest Road intersection, the driver of an SUV veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into the bus.
The Tennessean reports that there was a video camera on the bus that captured the whole accident on tape. The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues to investigate the cause of the crash and is relying on the tape to shed some light onto what happened. While the Patrol continues to look through the tape, it is clear that the bus ended up on top of the SUV by the end of the accident.
While the size of the school bus may have protected the children and bus driver somewhat, nine students and the bus driver were still transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Luckily, eight of the students were treated and released for minor injuries, but one student has remained hospitalized.
The bus driver, however, suffered two broken legs in the crash. It is unknown if she suffered any other injuries, but she remains hospitalized and in stable condition. Doctors do not believe that her injuries are life threatening.
For the Oakland High School students on their way to a band competition, the recent accident left them shaken and scared. The Rutherford County Sheriff reported arriving on a scene of traumatized and crying children.