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Jones County school bus accident injures four

By Jeff Daley – email

OVETT, MS (WDAM) - Four children were injured Monday morning when two Jones County school buses collided on a dirt road near Ovett.

The accident happened at around 7:30 a.m. on Kelly Road just off Moselle Ovett Road.

Two buses carrying around 40 students to South Jones High School and Elementary School crashed into each other nearly head on causing major damage to both vehicles and injuring four of the students.

Three of the students were transported by ambulance to the hospital. The fourth went by private automobile. The injuries to all four were described as minor.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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