HP: Four transported following morning bus accident

HP: Four transported following morning bus accident

BLYTHEWOOD, SC (WIS) - An accident Tuesday morning involving a school bus has sent  four students to the hospital.

L. Cpl. David Jones from the South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened on Blythewood Road near Interstate 77 shortly before 8:00 a.m. The children were taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons and none of the injuries are life-threatening, according to Jones.

The bus was heading to Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School in Blythewood. Jones says the driver of the bus was charged with improper start and stop. He says both the bus and car were stopped at the intersection when the bus drove forward and hit the rear of the car.

The driver of the car was not injured.

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