School bus accident on Highway 12

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SDN Staff Report
Staff Writer

Around 8:30 Wednesday morning a white Saturn sedan was struck by an Oktibbeha County Starkville School bus on Old Highway 12 and New Light Road.

Fire and police department officials arrived on the scene and requested ambulances from Oktibbeha County Hospital and Jaws of Life equipment, according to a Starkville Police Department news release.

Authorities said around 15 students were on the bus at the time of the accident. One juvenile received minor injuries and both drivers were transported to Oktibbeha County Regional Medial Center. The car driver was then airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

An investigation into the accident is still ongoing.

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