One Person Injured After Car Hits School Bus In Cool Ridge

COOL RIDGE (WOAY) – An accident involving a car and a school bus occurred around 3 pm Monday evening.

Dispatchers tell WOAY that a white car pulled out onto Route 19 from the Cool Ridge Post Office and hit the schools bus.  One person has been transported to a local hospital.

Another school bus is on the way to pick up the rest of the students and taking them home.

Ghent Fire, Ghent EMS, and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

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