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Update: 3 minor injuries in Madison Co. school bus wreck at Hwy 231 and Wells Road

According to Madison County Schools, the accident happened shortly after 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 22, 2019 3:25 PM
Updated: Jan 22, 2019 6:53 PM

UPDATE: As of 6:47 p.m., the bus has been towed and traffic is flowing in both directions. The truck hit the driver's side of the bus just in front of the back wheels.

According to Madison County Schools, the accident happened shortly after 3 Tuesday afternoon. There were approximately 30 students on the bus that had come from Moores Mill Intermediate School and Lynn Fanning Elementary School.

Three students were taken to the hospital for observation, and there were no serious injuries that the district is aware of. Information on the cause of the wreck has not been released.

A second bus came to the scene of the wreck and picked up the students.

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From earlier:

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, an accident involving a school bus at Highway 231 and Wells Road is causing blockage to the roadway.

Drivers should consider taking an alternate route. 

There were three minor injuries on the bus, according to the sheriff's office. The driver of a sedan was not injured.

According to Madison County school system, the bus driver is not at fault for the crash that took place at a traffic light in Meridianville.

Parents of the elementary school students on the bus are being notified. The school the bus came from has not been released.

Another school bus is en route to pick up the students.

Alabama State Troopers are the lead agency investigating the crash.

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