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8 People Taken To Hospital After Charter Bus Crash In Laurel County

Posted at 9:21 PM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-02 21:21:27-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Eight people were hurt when a charter bus crashed in Laurel County.

Deputies say it happened before 9:30 on Sunday morning on KY-1193.

Investigators say a charter bus had 21 people on board, most of them minors, when the driver misjudged his turn as he pulled out of a camping site. The bus partially overturned in a ditch.

Deputies report that a ladder had to be used and a window popped out to get everyone off the bus.

8 people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries.