Bus driver runs himself over, sent to hospital

Bus driver runs himself over, sent to hospital

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A bus driver ran himself over with his own bus Monday morning in Forrest County.

According to Lt. Jon Traxler with the Hattiesburg Police Department. a Jefferson Davis County school bus broke down on the side of US 49 near Peps Point. The driver went under the bus to fix it when the bus starting rolling forward.

Traxler said the driver was run over by the bus, and sent to the hospital with injuries.

The status of the driver and the extent of his injuries have not been released at this time.

No children were on the bus at the time of the incident. No other injuries were reported.