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Perry County school bus involved in early morning wreck

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Perry County school bus was involved in an early morning accident on US-98 in Perry County, near Beaumont.

The accident occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday after the bus had dropped students off at school.

According to witnesses, a car traveling west on US-98 was struck by the school bus as it was crossing the highway, after leaving the school.

The car, according to witnesses, flipped and rolled before coming to rest on the side of the highway.

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The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

Two children that were in the car received minor injuries that did not require transport.

The driver of the bus received minor injuries but was taken to a local hospital for evaluation by private individuals.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the accident along with the Beaumont Police Department and is still under investigation.  

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