schoolbus2

GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/22/13) – A Muhlenberg County school bus overturned on its’ side on Thursday afternoon while transporting students home from Greenville Elementary School.

According to Muhlenberg School Superintendent Dale Todd, the accident took place around 3 p.m. on Kennedy Brasher Road.
 
Kentucky State Police officials have stated that the school bus driver was traveling southbound on Kennedy Brasher Road as Donald Garrett JR was operating a 2008 Chrysler Sebring northbound. As the two vehicles approached each other and Garrett drove into a ditch and stopped to avoid a collision with the school bus. The driver’s side of the school bus struck Garrett’s vehicle and continued out of control. The school bus exited the left shoulder of the roadway and overturned, coming to final rest on its right side.
 
All school bus passengers were transported to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital by the Muhlenberg County EMS for treatment of their injuries. Eddings was not injured. Garrett went to the hospital in a personal owned vehicle.
 
The car was being operated by 36-year-old Donald Garrett Jr., of Greenville.

bus wreckcar

"One student may have suffered a fractured wrist, but that student is still undergoing x-rays., so any further details as far as injuries are still not clear " Todd added.

The driver of the car was not hurt, and an official accident report from the Kentucky State Police is not yet available.
 
Surfky.com News will have further updates and details as they become available.
 
Paul McRee & J.L. Graham
SurfKY News
Information provided by Kentucky State Police and Dale Todd
Photo provided by Randy Adams

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Parks Department Extends Noble Park Pool Season through Aug. 9

PADUCAH, Ky. (7/30/15) — The Paducah Parks Services Department is extending the Noble Park Pool season by one week. The… Read More

Rogers Group Recognized for Quality Service

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/30/15) — The August 2015 Herb Hays Furniture Quality Service Award winner is Rogers Group at 938… Read More
1 DOW 17,745.98
-5.41 (-0.03%)    
2 S&P 2,108.63
+0.06 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.79
+17.05 (0.33%)    

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5538

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3709

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2340

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2321

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 2230

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19696

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15937

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 30, 2015 2048

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1330

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 989

Hanson City Council Discusses Boundaries, Zoning

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 771

UPDATE: Body of Missing 8 Year Old Found; No Foul…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 652

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 493

Two Teens Face Multiple Charges Including Burglary

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 402

UK Women's Golf Announces Strong 2015-16 Schedule

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 377

Pet of the Day - Sky

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 374

Former Wildcat Fuqua Named Assistant Men's Golf…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 313

Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday July 29,…

by SurfKY News