School Bus Accident - - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Near Jacksonville - 9/23/03

School Bus Accident

A car rear-ended a Jacksonville ISD school bus about 3 miles south of Jacksonville on "Seven-mile hill" around 4:20 this afternoon. Authorities tell us the driver of the car was killed. Dispatchers with Cherokee County Sheriff's Department tells us the driver killed was from Tyler.  The bus driver was injured. Hospital officials tell us there were 27 elementary and middle school students on the bus at the time.  Eleven of those were taken to local hospitals in Jacksonville.  All of the students appear to be in good condition with the exception of one child, who's listed in fair condition. More details on Channel 7 News at 10.
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