Petal students arrive at hospital following bus accident - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Petal students arrive at hospital following bus accident


Seventeen Petal Elementary School students arrived at a local hospital Monday morning for evaluation after their school bus collided with a car.

The accident occurred at 7 a.m. in Petal at Central Avenue and Stevens Street.

Fourteen of the students were transported to Forrest General hospital by ambulance and three others were taken by private vehicles. In addition, the driver of the car was taken by private vehicle.

Hospital officials say all students are in good condition and are being evaluated by emergency room doctors.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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