School Bus Overturns on Muddy Alabama Road, 16 Students Injured

August 14, 2008

A school bus accident in Alabama’s southern Dale County sent sixteen students to hospitals with minor injuries.

Dale County School Superintendent Phillip Parker said the mishap occurred Aug. 12 around 3:30 p.m. on a dirt road, near County Road 59.

Parker said no one aboard the bus was seriously injured and all were treated and released.

Authorities said the bus was on a muddy road and it appeared the driver lost control in a curve. The school bus turned over and partially landed in a ditch.

The accident is under investigation.

Information From: The Dothan Eagle & WSFA-TV

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