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Minor injuries reported after head-on collision involving school bus

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Posted at 5:28 PM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 22:29:56-05

GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Three students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision involving a pickup truck and a Garrard County school bus.

The crash happened on Mount Hebron Road near Burdett Knob just after 3:40 p.m. Garrard County Schools Transportation Director Scotty Merida said there were 30 students on the bus at the time. Merida says a pickup truck came around the curve and hit the bus head on.

Three students were transported with minor injuries. The bus driver was also taken to hospital for a complaint of pain in his ribs.

LEX 18 has a crew en route and will update this story as more information is received.