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Bus backs into tree

Bus backs into tree


A bus accident occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, when a Waynesville R-VI School bus on Bus Route 21B backed into a tree while backing up on a turnaround.


As a precautionary measure, an ambulance has been called to the scene and students are being examined by emergency personnel.


Parents of students who ride Bus Route 21B are being notified by the transportation department. Another bus has been dispatched and will deliver the elementary students to school once they have been cleared by emergency personnel. 


Issued Jan. 26, 2023